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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.
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(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.
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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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The Bureau of Immigration (BI) is asking Chinese residents in the country who plan to spend the Chinese New Year abroad to pay their reentry fees at any of the bureau's field and satellite offices instead of at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA).
The Bureau of Immigration (BI) advised Chinese nationals in the Philippines who will spend Chinese New Year overseas to pay their reentry fees at BI field and satellite offices and avoid congestion at airports.
No humans reported witnessing the reentry, but NASA and the European Space Agency mounted a campaign to remotely monitor the space station in an effort to better model future reentries.
The ( ESA forecast for Tiangong-1's reentry, provided by its Space Debris Office, said: "The current estimated window is ~29 March to ~9 April; this is highly variable." The Aerospace Corporation gave a somewhat ( less precise projection , but along the same lines: "Tiangong-1 is predicted to reenter in early April 2018 A[+ or -] 1 week."
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.
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.
We should be wary of the seemingly benign notions of prisoner reentry circulating in corrections and mainstream criminology.
Table 1: Mean position residuals and reentry prediction errors before OD (only BC estimation) and after OD (see Section 2.3 for OD settings) for six objects with the lowest residuals after OD at 30 days before reentry.
Through its Reentry Division, CEC owns or leases 3,800 community reentry beds and manages 300 beds at three government-owned reentry centers.