Pronunciation: (rē-en'trunt), [key]
reentering or pointing inward: a reentrant angle.
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. Physical Geog.a prominent indentation in a coastline. Cf. salient (def. 6). Also,re-en'trant.
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