1

reentrant

adjective re·en·trant \ (ˌ)rē-ˈen-trənt \
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of reentrant

: directed inward

First Known Use of reentrant

1780


2

reentrant

noun

Definition of reentrant

1 : one that reenters
2 : one that is reentrant
3 : an indentation in a landform

First Known Use of reentrant

1893


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up reentrant? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

of or relating to dancing

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Star Wars Words Quiz

  • cu-jedi-training
  • The bounty portion of bounty hunters (such as Boba Fett) comes from a Latin word meaning
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!