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also re-en·try (rē-ĕn′trē)
n. pl. re·en·tries also re-en·tries
a. The act or action of reentering.
b. The return of a missile or spacecraft into the atmosphere.
2. The act of rejoining as a participant or member: programs to ease prisoners' reentry into society.
3. Law The recovery of possession of a property by an owner, pursuant to a right reserved in a lease or other agreement in the event of some breach of that agreement.
4. Games
a. The act of regaining the lead by taking a trick in bridge and whist.
b. The card that will take a trick and thus regain the lead.


(riˈɛn tri)

n., pl. -tries.
1. the act of reentering.
2. the return from outer space into the earth's atmosphere of an earth-orbiting satellite, spacecraft, rocket, or the like.
3. Law. the retaking of possession under a right reserved in a prior conveyance.
4. Also called reen′try card`. (in bridge) a card that will win a trick enabling one to regain the lead in a hand.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.reentry - the act of entering againreentry - the act of entering again    
return - the act of going back to a prior location; "they set out on their return to the base camp"
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This means that reentry may take place over any spot on Earth between these latitudes, which includes several European countries, for example,' he added.
This orbit, according to the ESA, will decay sometime between January and March 2018, 'when it will make an uncontrolled reentry.
Development of the business end of all the ICBMs, the reentry vehicles, likewise went from the first generation heatsink thermal protection system to the second generation ablative reentry vehicles enabling larger payloads (the reentry vehicle was lighter) to be carried as well as improving accuracy.
While bombardment rockets have been used for centuries, it was not until the creation of the German V-2 (also known as the A-4) that the warhead needed thermal protection due to reentry into the Earth's atmosphere.
But what unfolds next, in the Northern District of New York, and what unfolds in other reentry court proceedings across the country, bears little resemblance to a typical hearing or sentencing.
7) Reentry courts and programs, modeled after drug courts, (8) are a potential support that has begun to develop in the past few years.
harsher sentences, less economic success and a higher likelihood of criminal behavior), (6) lack of funding for jail reentry programs and briefer terms in jails compared to prisons, results in minimal research on reentry and recidivism among formerly jailed populations.
GEO will own and/or manage approximately 98,000 beds worldwide including approximately 7,000 community reentry beds.
Tenders are invited for provide intermediary agencies, local reentry councils and community service providers with general financial guidelines on how to utilize start-up funding to support the successful reentry and transition of participants in designated communities.
Prisoner reentry has emerged as an object of knowledge and intervention in profound new ways over the last decade.
When states have addressed reentry concepts they tend to use two years of clinical inactivity as a benchmark.
16) Several judicial districts across the country have implemented reentry courts in attempts to address this problem.