Definition of re-imaging in US English:

re-imaging

noun

  • 1The action or process of forming a new or different mental or pictorial image. In later use chiefly: the reforming or altering of the image of a person, company, etc.

  • 2Optics. attributive Designating a lens or other optical system which inverts, magnifies, or otherwise manipulates the initial image formed by a telescope, lens, etc.

  • 3Computing. The practice of re-imaging a hard drive; an instance of this.

Origin

Early 20th century; earliest use found in Journal of Philosophical, Psychological and Scientific Methods. From re- + imaging.

Pronunciation

re-imaging

/ˌriːˈɪmɪdʒɪŋ/