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re·en·trant

also re-en·trant  (rē-ĕn′trənt)
adj.
1. Reentering; pointing inward.
2. Music Of or relating to strings that, when plucked in order, make a discontinuously rising and falling sequence of pitches: a lute with reentrant tuning.
n.
A reentrant angle or part.
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re•en•trant

(riˈɛn trənt)

n.
1. a reentering angle or part.
2. a person or thing that reenters or returns.
adj.
3. reentering or pointing inward: a reentrant angle.
[1775–85]
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Adj.1.reentrant - (of angles) pointing inward; "a polygon with re-entrant angles"
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