Reentry



noun, plural reentries.
1.
an act of reentering.
2.
the return from outer space into the earth’s atmosphere of an earth-orbiting satellite, spacecraft, rocket, or the like.
3.
Law. the retaking of possession under a right reserved in a prior conveyance.
4.
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.

reentry re·en·try (rē-ěn’trē)
n.
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.
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