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To renew; to reproduce.
[L. re- genero, pp. -atus, to reproduce, fr. genus (gener-), birth, race]


v. regener·ated, regener·ating, regener·ates
Biology To replace (a lost or damaged organ or part) by the formation of new tissue.
To effect regeneration: Can the damaged nerves regenerate?
adj. (-ər-ĭt)
Formed by regeneration: regenerate tissue.

re·gen′er·a·ble (-ər-ə-bəl) adj.
re·gen′er·ate·ly adv.
re·gen′er·a′tor n.
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The regeneration processes used by the major regenerators are patented processes and they have also licensed their technology to different catalyst related companies over the world.
Human Regenerator Preview Given at The Hotel ShowVisitors to 1st Middle East Spa Summit are given sneak preview of revolutionary new technology
In words it can be defined as the actual change in air humidity ratio across the packed regenerator divided by the maximum possible humidity change.
The present work deals with the further experimental study based on a device used to roast molten steel container involving HTAC technology to research into the heat transfer feature of honeycomb heat regenerator.
Packed-bed scavenging-air regenerators are the dominant technology for industrial liquid-desiccant dehumidifiers that use halide salts.
They provide a helpful summary of modem scholarship on how femininity (and at times masculinity) were both defined and experienced during that era: (1) In reaction against French revolutionary thought, rapid economic change, and aristocratic corruption, English evangelicals sought to transform the home into a fortress in the battle against sin and to enhance the role of women as the moral regenerators of the kingdom.
They also help deliver high performance for ultra-long-haul 100G transmission, reducing the need for optical amplifiers and regenerators.
Regenerators characterized by high fluid-to-solid heat transfer coefficients or high operating frequency are particularly susceptible to losses related to temperature gradients that are internal to the solid material (Engelbrecht et al.
The company, which last month won the Daily Post Achievement Wales Community Award, has now been named one of the Top 10 Regenerators in Wales.
The equipment modeling examples presented in the paper illustrate a variety of regenerator and electronic grooming scenarios, and resulting calculations confirm that optical network capital equipment costs can be significantly reduced when regenerator and electronic grooming functions occur together as compared to the placement of only regenerators or only electronic grooming.
Studies of the impact of oscillating flow on the behavior of passive regenerators have found that heat transfer is enhanced and pressure drop is increased relative to a steady flow (for example, Zhao and Cheng [1996]).
Rhyl Community College head Irene Norman has been named as one of the Top Ten Regenerators in Wales.