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retread

(ˈritrɛd)
n. a burned-out person; a made-over person. Chuck is just a retread. He’s through.
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Retreaded tires are used tires that have been rehabilitated for a second and final use.
Alger County has been using retreaded tires on its trucks for many years.
United States Replacement & Retreaded Tire Market Analysis
Contract notice: Supply Of New Tires, Retreaded And Inner Tubes For A Period Of 2 Years, Renewable 2 Times For 1 Year.
In Brazil, retreading is considered an economical, safe and environmentally-friendly option by customers and the society as a whole: Two thirds of all truck tires in use are retreaded.
The deal will see the Shanghai-based airline receive new tyres made at Dunlop Aircraft Tyres' factory in Birmingham, to be distributed from and retreaded at the manufacturer's joint venture company, Dunlop Taikoo (Jinjiang) Aircraft Tyres.
Brazil is the second largest retread market in the world however according to Brazilian regulations tyres can only be retreaded once.
Tire makers are scrambling to make new OTR tires, so using retreaded tires has become vital and economical for some companies.
THE EUROPEAN Commission has tried to give a boost to Europe's tyre recycling industry by adopting global regulatory standards for retreaded tyres.
Meeting in plenary session on February 14, the European Parliament gave its assent to a new amendment to EU legislation in order to make two regulations on retreaded tyres, drawn up by the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe compulsory in the EU.
H&O supplies precure retreaded tires to a network of about 50 dealers throughout Oregon; it doesn't sell directly to consumers.
Contract notice: The supply of new and retreaded tires.
In 2012, the output volume of retreaded tires was 18 million, increasing by more than 10% over 2011, and the market scale exceeded CNY 6 billion.
Bosses at the Castle Bromwich plant suspended manufacturing of new and retreaded tyres for three days in the wake of the alarm following a "potential issue" with the raw material.