noun (plural re-entries)[mass noun]
- 1The action or process of re-entering something: programmes designed to prepare you for re-entry to the professionMore example sentences
- When Rochester was granted re-entry to the Goulburn Valley league the following year, after almost five decades in the Bendigo competition, many players failed to return.
- The powers that be in cricket had seen enough changes in South Africa to grant us re-entry and a chance to play against the top countries in the world.
- One of the unfortunate aspects of the ‘tough on crime’ attitude of the 1990s was a severe cutback in prison-based programs to prepared inmates for re-entry into society.
- 1.1The return of a spacecraft or missile into the earth’s atmosphere: the heat of re-entry [as modifier]: a re-entry vehicleMore example sentences
- On February 1, 2003, the Columbia and its crew were lost over the western United States during the spacecraft's re-entry into Earth's atmosphere.
- Nasa planned to stick to its original work schedule and inspect only the nose and wings yesterday, examining the dozens of reinforced carbon panels that withstand the heat during re-entry into Earth's atmosphere.
- ‘You can also determine how much of your spacecraft might survive re-entry and possibly pose a risk to people on the ground,’ says Klinkrad.
- 2 Law The action of retaking or repossession: a proviso reserving to the landlord a right of re-entry [count noun]: a re-entry under the leaseMore example sentences
- The Defendants are accordingly entitled to treat the Sublease as forfeited when peaceable re-entry took place.
- When a lessee commits a breach of covenant on which the lessor has a right of re-entry, he may elect to avoid or not to avoid the lease, and he may do so by deed or by word.
- He would not think that the pension trustees intended to bring the tenancy to an end by re-entry in three weeks time.
More definitions of re-entryDefinition of re-entry in:
- The US English dictionary