Origin of entrantFrench from OFr: see entrance
One that enters, especially one that enters a competition.
Origin of entrantFrench from present participle of entrer to enter from Old French; see enter .
- 3) has no re-entrant angles.
- It may be remarked generally that there are at most three infinite branches, and that there may besides be a re-entrant branch or oval.
- Two of these figures stood at the end of a re-entrant curve, several pieces of which are preserved.
- With n=1, the re-entrant walls are given of Borda's mouthpiece, and the coefficient of contraction becomes 2.
- The requirements of an elongate body moving through the resistant medium of water are met by the evolution of similar entrant and exit curves, and the bodies of most swiftly moving aquatic animals evolve into forms resembling the hulls of modern sailing yachts (Bashford Dean).