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Alternative forms[edit]

  • re-entry (UK and Commonwealth English)
  • reentry (US English and other regions)


reëntry (countable and uncountable, plural reëntries)

  1. (uncountable) The act of entering again.
  2. (countable) An instance of reëntering.
  3. (space exploration) The act or process of reëntering the atmosphere on a spacecraft’s return to Earth after an expedition to outer space.
  4. (law) The reëstablishment of possession under a right or rights reserved in a previous conveyance.
  5. (in bridge and Whist) The act of retaking the lead by winning a trick.
  6. (in bridge and Whist) A reëntry card.