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renovation

[‚ren·ə′vā·shən]
(ordnance)
Process of restoring materiel to, or nearly to, its original condition by cleaning, painting, or similar methods.
Restoration of ammunition to serviceable condition by operations more extensive or hazardous than routine ammunition maintenance; normally involves replacement of components.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

Renovation

The process of repairing and changing an existing building for modern use to make it functionally equivalent to that of a new building.
Illustrated Dictionary of Architecture Copyright © 2012, 2002, 1998 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved

renovation

The restoration of a building to its almost new condition.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Though Webster's Thesaurus says renovation and restoration are basically interchangeable words, they are not so in many a parish that has cheerfully announced a project to "renovate our interior in keeping with Vatican II liturgical renewal" In current Catholic parlance, restoration means cleaning, painting, caulking, maybe improving the lighting and sound system, essentially bringing the old building back to the way it was meant to be.
In addition to the construction of laboratory facilities, the project entailed the renovation of student lounges, conference rooms, lavatories and student recreational areas and the installation of underground facilities.
Said Dunne, "The new owners of Hillcroft Apartments should reap the long-term benefit of the property's extensive renovation and prime location, while also enjoying the future upside provided by completing interior unit renovations."