reentrant

(redirected from Reentrant code)
Also found in: Thesaurus, Encyclopedia.

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.

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]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.reentrant - (of angles) pointing inward; "a polygon with re-entrant angles"