Meaning of reentrant

re•en•trant

Pronunciation: (rē-en'trunt), [key]
— adj.
  1. reentering or pointing inward: a reentrant angle.
—n.
  1. a reentering angle or part.
  2. a person or thing that reenters or returns: Reentrants to the engineering program must take the introductory course again.
  3. a prominent indentation in a coastline. Cf.(def. 6).
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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