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reentrant

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adjective re·en·trant \-trənt\

Definition of reentrant

  1. :  directed inward

First Known Use of reentrant

1780


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reentrant

noun re·en·trant

Definition of reentrant

  1. 1 :  one that reenters

  2. 2 :  one that is reentrant

  3. 3 :  an indentation in a landform

First Known Use of reentrant

1893


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