American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. The act of reentering.
- n. Law The recovery of possession under a right reserved in a previous property transaction.
- n. Games The act of regaining the lead by taking a trick in bridge and whist.
- n. Games The card that will take a trick and thus regain the lead.
- n. Aerospace The return of a missile or spacecraft into Earth's atmosphere.
- n. The act of reentering.
- n. The return of a spacecraft into the atmosphere.
- n. physiology The reactivation of (a region of) myocardial tissue by a single, returning impulse
- n. A resuming or retaking possession of what one has lately foregone, especially land; the entry by a lessor upon the premises leased, on failure of the tenant to pay rent or perform the covenants in the lease.
- re- + entry (Wiktionary)
“Employment, when in the process of reentry, is that which enables an ex-offender to obtain housing, and transportation, and to pay fines.”
“Lifting reentry is what I'd pick and the HL-20 style airframe will do the job just fine.”
“Winged spacecraft rely on precise and accurate computer control form their flight/navigational computers to keep stability in reentry.”
“There was a policy in place because they say a lack of resources that if an illegal alien was caught simply crossing the border, it would take seven to 15 times depending on the sector of the border before that illegal alien would be prosecuted for repeat illegal reentry, which is a felony, Lou.”
“Considering New Orleans 'history, it really would not have surprised me if the reentry was a reverse version of this satirical scenario, which is sadly funny in part because, historically, there has been some truth to it.”
“Requiring non-trivial reauthentication (captcha, password reentry) on all”
“I hope he makes a safe "reentry" into the lower layers of the atmosphere as he descends Everest.”
“---- There should be some kind of reentry cocoon for recovering and returning satellites to earth.”
“That crucial transition from crime to the community -- called "reentry" in criminal justice-speak -- is what we've taken advantage of in San Francisco, where I serve as the elected District Attorney.”
“It doesn't help, of course, that inmate education and rehabilitation have been systematically de-legitimized and de-funded at the same time that the U.S. has built and operated a record number of new prisons in a spirit of what leading national prisoner "reentry" expert Jeremy Travis calls "robust retributivism.”
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pretty open-ended here—terms, ideas, lingo, technologies and phenomena (real or postulated) that are, were, should be or could be used in speculative fiction
A place for NASA-related stuff, from Mercury, Gemini, Apollo, Skylab, etc.
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