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repurpose

To change the media format; for example, to go from print to online.

Repurpose

Using a structure for a purpose other than for what it was originally intended.
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The premise is that these building materials can be reused and repurposed multiple times everywhere.
USA], July 7 ( ANI ): Instead of using new treatment or medicine, a study has recently found that already available medicines may be repurposed alone or in combination with other drugs to treat people during outbreak of bacterial, viral and related infections.
The ability to bypass those stages means a repurposed drug could make it to market in only four years and at a fraction of the cost of a brand new treatment, according to Cures Within Reach.
The paper has the following structure: in the second section, we have developed a Word 2013 Add-in using VSTO 2013 and repurposed the default actions of the commands in Word 2013 using VSTO 2013.
CUTLINE: (1) Ann Carvalho of Swansea, a dealer at the Brimfield Outdoor Antiques Shows, holds a repurposed wooden level with old doorknobs and vintage hinges that can be used as a coat rack or hat rack.
Like Gail Wilson, Lori Danelle Wilson (no relation) found her life suddenly repurposed.
A year later at his 7,000-square-foot warehouse and rented lot near Colorado Boulevard and 38th Avenue, his inventory includes old street-sweeper brushes that ranchers are buying to use as scratching posts for horses and cattle; wine barrels from the Napa Valley repurposed as trash cans or decorative planting pots; rubber conveyor belts from coal mines repurposed as flooring for home gyms and padding for the walls of horse stalls; used roofing membrane from the Denver Mint repurposed as pond liners or other roofs; snow-break fencing from Wyoming sold as perfectly good, worn lumber.
Yet, significant issues exist that affect the value of 'use' patents where generic forms of the product are either already established or can enter the market soon after the repurposed product is launched.
SEWING GREEN: 25 PROJECTS MADE WITH REPURPOSED AND ORGANIC MATERIALS tells how to design and sew fine modern projects from sustainable and 'repurposed' materials--the latter such as pillowcases, old dress shirts, and more.
Conversely, buying pastries or cookies in bulk is not as practical because they usually cannot be repurposed.
Besides conducting its own lab research on potential repurposed drugs, etexx will help pharmaceutical and genomics organizations sort through existing data and generate hypotheses from high-throughput data processes such as microarrays or proteomics mass spectroscopy analysis.