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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-entrant

(riːˈɛntrənt)
adj
1. (Fortifications) (of an angle, esp in fortifications) pointing inwards. Compare salient2
2. (Mathematics) maths (of an angle in a polygon) greater than 180° and thus pointing inwards
n
an angle or part that points inwards
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Adj.1.re-entrant - (of angles) pointing inward; "a polygon with re-entrant angles"
salient - (of angles) pointing outward at an angle of less than 180 degrees
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re-entrant

nWiederholungskandidat(in) m(f)
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