Reentrant



adjective
1.
reentering or pointing inward:
a reentrant angle.
noun
2.
a reentering angle or part.
3.
a person or thing that reenters or returns:
Reentrants to the engineering program must take the introductory course again.
4.
Physical Geography. a prominent indentation in a coastline.
Compare salient (def 6).

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