Retrofit definition

rĕtrō-fĭt
To outfit (a device, vehicle, building, or system) with newly developed or previously unavailable parts or equipment.

Retrofit cars with new safety features.

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To install or fit (a device or system, for example) for use in or on an existing structure, especially an older dwelling.
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An instance of retrofitting.

A retrofit for the heating system.

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Something that has been retrofitted.
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A change in design, construction, or equipment, as of an aircraft or machine tool already in operation, in order to incorporate later improvements.
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To modify with a retrofit.
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Retrofit is defined as to add improvements to something that already exists.

An example of retrofit is to make it easier to find your direction in a car by adding a GPS system on the dashboard.

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The definition of a retrofit is a change to improve an already existing thing.

An example of a retrofit is a newly-designed piece of equipment added to an older airplane to make it safer.

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To add or substitute new parts or components to some device, structure etc., that were not previously available; to modernize.
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To fix an older version (older versions) as part of the same process of fixing the newest version; to backport.

The bug was so bad that we had to retrofit our patch to the last three releases, as well as the newest release.

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Something that has been retrofitted.
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The act of retrofitting.
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Of, relating to, or being a retrofit.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
retrofit
Plural:
retrofits

Origin of retrofit

  • Blend of retro- and refit

    From Wiktionary