from The Century Dictionary.

  • To enter again or anew.
  • In law, to resume or retake possession of lands previously parted with. See reëntry, 2.
  • To enter anew: as
  • to reënter a house;
  • to reënter an item in an account or record.
  • In engraving, to cut deeper, as lines of an etched plate which the aqua fortis has not bitten sufficiently, or which have become worn by repeated printing.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • transitive verb To enter again.
  • transitive verb (Engraving) To cut deeper, as engraved lines on a plate of metal, when the engraving has not been deep enough, or the plate has become worn in printing.
  • intransitive verb To enter anew or again.
  • intransitive verb an angle of a polygon pointing inward, as a, in the cut.
  • intransitive verb a polygon having one or more reëntering angles.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb Alternative spelling of reenter.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • verb enter again


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