
Definition of Reentrant
1. Adjective. (of angles) pointing inward. "A polygon with reentrant angles"
Definition of Reentrant
1. Adjective. Reentering; pointing inward. ¹
2. Adjective. (context: programming of a mutual exclusion mechanism) Such that the corresponding lock can be reacquired by the locking thread. ¹
3. Adjective. (programming) That may be executed more than once at a time either by different threads, or because of recursion. ¹
4. Adjective. (context: transport of a part of a rocket) Designed to return to the Earth's atmosphere. ¹
5. Adjective. (physiology) Of or pertaining to reentry (in the heart) ¹
6. Noun. An angle or part that reenters itself. ¹
7. Noun. One who enters (the labour market, etc.) again. ¹
¹ Source: wiktionary.com
Definition of Reentrant
1. entrant [n S]  See also: entrant
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Literary usage of Reentrant
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1. Mathematical Questions and Solutions (1888)
"... that the pentagon will have one, and one only, point reentrant, will be § ; (3)
that it will have two reentrant points, will be ^ (l—pp'). ..."
2. The First Six Books of the Elements of Euclid: With a Commentary and by Dionysius Lardner (1838)
"Thus in Seme figures, however, have angles which are called reentrant angles,
... The angle which is considered as the reentrant angle, and one of the ..."
3. Mathematical Questions and Solutions, from the "Educational Times": With by W. J. C. Miller (1868)
"Therefore if four points be taken at random on the given surface, the probability
that the quadrilateral shall be reentrant = 4 (A) ; that is, ..."
4. Principles of Direct Current Machines by Alexander Suss Langsdorf (1915)
"common factor q; it will be singly reentrant if y and S are prime to each other.
In ordinary duplex wave windings (/ = 2) _ 2<S_±^ _ 2_(S_±_2) v ~ pp from ..."
5. Principles of Direct Current Machines by Alexander Suss Langsdorf (1915)
"common factor q; it will be singly reentrant if y and S are prime to each other.
In ordinary duplex wave windings (/ = 2) 2S + 4 2 (S ± 2) y = p P from ..."
6. First Year Science by William Henry Snyder (1914)
"If a coastal plain is submerged after it has been somewhat eroded, the water
backs up into the stream valleys and forms reentrant bays. ..."
7. Principles of Directcurrent Machines by Alexander Suss Langsdorf (1919)
"duplex wave winding is doubly reentrant if y is even; and to the // corollary
that it is singly reentrant if y is odd. In triplex wave windings in which ..."