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retread

1. noun, slang A person who is no longer successful or relevant in their career. He's just a retread with no political clout these days, a loser who lost what should have been an easy election. She had a decent following back in the day, but it's clear by the paltry audiences she draws in now that she's just a retread now.
2. adjective, slang Of or relating to such a person. Now he's just a retread coach who couldn't get a job as an assistant coach on a little-league team. It didn't instill much confidence in shareholders when they brought on board a retread VP of sales who had run two prior businesses into the ground.

retread

(ˈritrɛd)
n. a burned-out person; a made-over person. Chuck is just a retread. He’s through.
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Sakuma said that new tyre is an asset and retreading will maximise the asset for fleet owners.
Another measure is that we should develop adequately the influence of China Rubber Industry Association (CRIA) and China Tire Retreading And Utilization Association (CTRA), and make further propagation.
The company also said that it would reorganise its retreading business in Nordic countries by establishing a new profit centre to manage the group's retreading operations.
"Airlines will be able to return tyres for retreading at an operation that is effi-cient and ideally located for quick and easy shipping to and from the region.
A worldwide shortage of rubber tires for off-the-road (OTR) vehicles spells good news and bright long-term prospects for a North Bay retreading plant.
But Brussels wants to boost their popularity and has made compulsory in the European Union (EU) the quality standard for retreading tyres set by a global regulation drafted by the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE).
Trans-American specializes in retreading, or recycling, tractor-trailer tires and fixing flats in house or on the road with one of the company's 35 mobile service trucks.
Tenders are invited for retreading of cover outer size 1200 x 500 x 508
The report sees an increase in retreading. Light commercial vehicles are estimated to witness the highest growth in the retreading market.
Birmingham-based Dunlop Aircraft Tyres will make a multi-million pound investment in a tyre retreading plant in China.
By combining all Treadco, Goodyear and Brad Ragan operations, the new company will have 194 commercial tire and service centers, 77 retreading plants and approximately 3,000 employees.
Tenders are invited for Retreading of cover outer cover outer size 1200 x 500 x 508
A combination of new technology and tighter regulations continues to drive these major changes in the retreading market.
Further disclosed are processes for making molded articles and tires and for retreading tires.
Matt Bevin announced Brad Ragan Recycling Inc., an off-road tire remanufacturing and retreading operation known locally as BR Retreading, selected a Build-Ready site in Glasgow for a new $6.6 million facility expected to create 75 full-time jobs.