Definitions of retrofit:
  • noun:   the act of adding a component or accessory to something that did not have it when it was manufactured
    Example: "The court ordered a retrofit on all automobiles"
  • noun:   a component or accessory added to something after it has been manufactured
  • verb:   provide with parts, devices, or equipment not available or in use at the time of the original manufacture
    Example: "They car companies retrofitted all the old models with new carburetors"
  • verb:   substitute new or modernized parts or equipment for older ones
    Example: "The laboratory retrofitted to meet the safety codes"
  • verb:   fit in or on an existing structure, such as an older house
    Example: "The mansion was retrofitted with modern plumbing"

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