Definition of reentry
1 : a retaking possession; especially : entry by a lessor on leased premises on the tenant's failure to perform the conditions of the lease
2 : a second or new entry
3 : a playing card that will enable a player to regain the lead
4 : the action of reentering the earth's atmosphere after travel in space
Recent Examples of reentry from the Web
Washington (CNN)Former US House Speaker Dennis Hastert has been released from federal prison and is now under the supervision of a residential reentry management field office in Chicago, according to Federal Bureau of Prisons records.
The stamp would show a character of the day that would then be put under a special light to see if the visitor was eligible for same-day reentry.
That 175-bed jail will house female inmates who will be offered reentry programs.
Shrem’s reentry into civilian life was a two-step process.
This rocket will have a similar flight profile to January's launch, and therefore will have enough fuel reserves for a smoother return with less heating during atmospheric reentry.
Finally, to achieve fairer jails, the plan calls for educational and vocational curriculum, improved reentry programs, and greater support for corrections officers and jail staff.
This guide to reentry contains hundreds of resources with direct links to programs in Baltimore and all Maryland counties.
Since then, there has been greater public awareness of the challenges of reentry and the extravagant cost of having a high recidivism rate among the formerly incarcerated.
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Medical Definition of reentry
: a cardiac mechanism that is held to explain certain abnormal heart actions (as tachycardia) and that involves the transmission of a wave of depolarization along an alternate pathway when the original pathway is blocked with return of the impulse along the blocked pathway when the alternate pathway is refractory and then transmission along the open pathway resulting in an abnormality
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