noun, plural reentries.
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.
noun (pl) -tries
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
reentry re·en·try (rē-ěn’trē)
Return of the same impulse into an area of heart muscle that it has recently activated but that is now no longer refractory, as in reciprocal rhythm.
noun 1. the section of a spacecraft or ballistic missile designed to return to earth.
- Re-entry vehicle
noun 1. the section of a spacecraft or ballistic missile designed to return to earth. re-entry vehicle noun 1. the portion of a ballistic missile that carries a nuclear warhead and re-enters the earth’s atmosphere
noun 1. an act of enumerating. 2. a catalog or list.
verb (used with object), equipped, equipping. 1. to furnish or provide with whatever is needed for use or for any undertaking; fit out, as a ship or army: They spent several thousand dollars to equip their boat. 2. to dress; array: He equipped himself in all his finery. 3. to furnish with intellectual or emotional […]