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re-entry
re-entry (n.) also reentry, mid-15c., "act of entering again," from RE- (Cf. re-) "again" + entren (see ENTER (Cf. enter)), probably on model of M.Fr. rentrer (12c.). Specifically of spacecraft from 1948.

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