an act of reentering.
the return from outer space into the earth's atmosphere of an earth-orbiting satellite, spacecraft, rocket, or the like.
Law. the retaking of possession under a right reserved in a prior conveyance.
Also called reentry card .Bridge, Whist. a card that will win a trick enabling one to regain the lead previously lost, especially the lead from a particular hand.
- Also re-entry, re·en·trance, re-en·trance [ree-en-truhns]. /riˈɛn trəns/.
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How to use reentry in a sentence
Re-entry programs would be quite justified in preferring black counselors; I assume they do.Is John Garland Guilty of Teaching While White at Alabama State? | John McWhorter | June 20, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
The minimum sentence at one of these prisons for the felony of illegal re-entry is two years.Private Prisons Rule With Little Oversight on America’s Border | Caitlin Dickson | June 20, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Healthcare, hunger, homelessness, prison re-entry, and interfaith dialogue are all key areas plus more.
His re-entry could either take the form of a senior White House position, or of a senior consultant to the re-election campaign.
The hand which contains the strong suit should be sufficiently strong in cards of re-entry.
From a hand short in cards of re-entry, winning cards should not be led out so as to exhaust the suit from the partner's hand.
In like manner men discharged for cause excluded from re-entry.Finger Prints | Francis Galton
Save the high cards of your other suits for re-entry and try to establish the small cards of your long suit.Bridge; its Principles and Rules of Play | J.B. Elwell
If he leads a spade he takes away the re-entry card for the dummy's club suit.Bridge; its Principles and Rules of Play | J.B. Elwell
British Dictionary definitions for re-entry
the act of retaking possession of land, etc, under a right reserved in an earlier transfer of the property, such as a lease
the return of a spacecraft into the earth's atmosphere
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