Recycle Definition

recycled, recycles, recycling
recycled, recycles, recycling
To pass through a cycle or part of a cycle again, as for checking, treating, etc.
Webster's New World
To pass through a cycle, system, etc. and return to the starting point again or repeatedly.
The electronic flash recycles in 5 seconds; the water recycles through the cooling system.
Webster's New World
To use again and again, as a single supply of water in cooling, washing, diluting, etc.
Webster's New World
To extract useful materials from (garbage or waste).
American Heritage
To engage in recycling empty bottles, old newspapers, etc.
Webster's New World

Origin of Recycle

  • From re- +"Ž cycle.

    From Wiktionary

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