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reconfigure

To change the status of something.
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The challenger performs individual value activities differently or reconfigures the entire chain to lower cost or enhance differentiation.
The chain also plans to reconfigure 300 of its 900 Phase II stores, which were built over the last four years.
It reconfigures itself by selecting from among member companies capabilities to meet the precise needs of each customer.
The greater the agility, the more power a company has to reconfigure its ability to produce what's needed at the right margins at the right time to the right customer.
His is, in fact, a hybrid style that formally marries his art-historical antecedents to an esthetic that reclaims and reconfigures the tropes of Modernism.
A new study shows that this process subtly reconfigures ordinary unsaturated fatty acids into "trans" fatty acids, which elicit serum cholesterol changes comparable to--or even worse than -- those caused by saturated fats.
"You could imagine making an aircraft or some sort of vehicle tht reconfigures itself in response to the type of loading it might get," muses Theodore G.
Some foresee structures that even evolve, reconfigure themselves or grow in response to changing demands, much as bone increases its mass when routinely subjected to heavy loads.
Marder says, "Each substance reconfigures the circuit.'
A simple and straightforward way of describing this new solution, remarked Sean Wang, Moxa product manager, is that train operators can rearrange train carriages at will, without needing to reconfigure the onboard Ethernet switches inside the various carriages.