Meanings

1.
to add later, to upgrade, to retrofit
(The core idea is that you add an optional configuration item at some point later, after the initial thing is already complete. Think adding a catalytic converter to an old car.)
Value: coming soon
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Word Family

Root: *krā(u)-

The core idea of this root was:

layering, covering

The German source that I am using (DWDS.de) suggests, that this root is the origin of words like crypt, encrypt and crypto, but the English etymological dictionary doesn’t mention this connection.

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