reentry

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Etymology[edit]

re- +‎ entry

Noun[edit]

reentry (plural reentries)

  1. The act of reentering.
    a reentry into public life
  2. The return of a spacecraft into the atmosphere.
  3. (physiology) The reactivation of (a region of) myocardial tissue by a single, returning impulse
  4. A resuming or retaking possession of what one has lately foregone, especially land; the entry by a lessor upon the premises leased, on failure of the tenant to pay rent or perform the covenants in the lease.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Burrill to this entry?)

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