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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th 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.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The act of reentering.
  • n. The return of a spacecraft into the atmosphere.
  • n. 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.


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