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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.