Definition of Re-entrant

1. Adjective. (of angles) pointing inward. "A polygon with re-entrant angles"

Exact synonyms: Reentrant
Antonyms: Salient



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Re-entrant

re-encode
re-encoded
re-encodes
re-encoding
re-encounter
re-encountered
re-enforce
re-engage
re-engineer
re-engineering
re-enlist
re-enter
re-entered
re-entering
re-enters
re-entrant (current term)
re-entrant mechanism
re-entre
re-entred
re-entres
re-entring
re-entry
re-equip
re-escalation
re-establishment
re-evaluate
re-evaluated
re-evaluates
re-evaluating
re-evaluation

Literary usage of Re-entrant

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1. Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Standard Work of Reference in Art, Literature (1907)
"Hence the probability of a re-entrant quadrilateral is where pi = prob. ... For we have seen that the chance of four points forming a re-entrant figure is ..."

2. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1918)
"An incision along the latter evidently leaves our surface connected. Thus, on a unilateral surface, at least one non- dividing re-entrant section can be ..."

3. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"The wall then formed an angle and then a re-entrant angle (II Esd., iii, 24). but we are ignorant as to the point where it crossed the valley to ascend ..."

4. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1918)
"Thus, on a unilateral surface, at least one non- dividing re-entrant section can be made. We shall call it a bilatéralisme! one. ..."

5. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"Hence the probability of a re-entrant quadrilateral is 70. ... For we have seen that the chance of four points forming a re-entrant figure is ..."

6. Electrical Machine Design: The Design and Specification of Direct and by Alexander Gray (1913)
"Doubly re-entrant duplex winding. FIG. 10.—Singly re-entrant duplex winding. If the winding shown in Fig. 9 be followed round the machine starting at any ..."

7. Electrical Machine Design: The Design and Specification of Direct and by Alexander Gray (1913)
"Doubly re-entrant duplex winding. FIG. 10.—Singly re-entrant duplex winding. If the winding shown in Fig. 9 be followed round the machine starting at any ..."

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