Definition of refigure in English:


Pronunciation /riːˈfɪɡə/


  • 1Optics
    To improve, restore, or alter the profile of (a lens or mirror, especially the mirror of a reflecting telescope).

  • 2North American To calculate again arithmetically; to recalculate.


Late Middle English (in an earlier sense). From re- + figure, originally after Middle French refigurer to remake, recreate or its etymon post-classical Latin refigurare to transform (Vulgate).