re•gainPronunciation: (rē-gān'), [key]
to get again; recover: to regain one's health.
to succeed in reaching again; get back to: to regain the shore.
(in a moisture-free fabric) the percentage of the weight that represents the amount of moisture the material is expected to absorb under normal conditions.
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