or re-en·trant

[ ree-en-truh nt ]
/ riˈɛn trənt /


reentering or pointing inward: a reentrant angle.


a reentering angle or part.
a person or thing that reenters or returns: Reentrants to the engineering program must take the introductory course again.
Physical Geography. a prominent indentation in a coastline.Compare salient(def 6).

Origin of reentrant

First recorded in 1775–85; re- + entrant Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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