noun Date: 15th century 1. a retaking possession; especially entry by a lessor on leased premises on the tenant's failure to perform the conditions of the lease 2. a second or new entry 3. a playing card that will enable a player to regain the lead 4. the action of reentering the earth's atmosphere after travel in space

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  • Reentry — Re*[ e]n try ( tr?), n. 1. A second or new entry; as, a re[ e]ntry into public life. [1913 Webster] 2. (Law) A resuming or retaking possession of what one has lately foregone; applied especially to land; the entry by a lessor upon the premises… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • reentry — or re entry [rē en′trē] n. pl. reentries 1. a reentering; specif., a coming back, as of a space vehicle, into the earth s atmosphere 2. a second or repeated entry 3. Card Games a card that can win a trick and thus regain the lead 4. Law a coming… …   English World dictionary

  • reentry — n. a reentry into (a spaceship s reentry into the atmosphere) * * * a reentry into (a spaceship s reentry into the atmosphere) …   Combinatory dictionary

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  • reëntry — noun a) The act of entering again. b) An instance of reëntering …   Wiktionary

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