intrusion

(redirected from Intrusion (geology))
Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Legal, Encyclopedia.

in·tru·sion

 (ĭn-tro͞o′zhən)
n.
1. The act of intruding or the condition of being intruded on.
2. An inappropriate or unwelcome addition.
3. Geology
a. The forcing of molten rock into an earlier formation.
b. The rock mass produced by an intrusive process.

intrusion

(ɪnˈtruːʒən)
n
1. the act or an instance of intruding; an unwelcome visit, interjection, etc: an intrusion on one's privacy.
2. (Geological Science)
a. the movement of magma from within the earth's crust into spaces in the overlying strata to form igneous rock
b. any igneous rock formed in this way
3. (Law) property law an unlawful entry onto land by a stranger after determination of a particular estate of freehold and before the remainderman or reversioner has made entry
inˈtrusional adj

in•tru•sion

(ɪnˈtru ʒən)

n.
1. an act or instance of intruding.
2. the state of being intruded.
3. an illegal act of entering or taking possession of another's property.
4.
a. emplacement of molten rock in preexisting rock.
b. plutonic rock emplaced in this manner.
c. a process analogous to magmatic intrusion, as the injection of a plug of salt into sedimentary rocks.
d. the matter forced in.
[1350–1400; Middle English < Medieval Latin intrūsiō=intrūd(ere) (see intrude) + Latin -tio -tion]
in•tru′sion•al, adj.

in·tru·sion

(ĭn-tro͞o′zhən)
The movement of magma through underground rocks within the Earth, usually in an upward direction. ♦ Rocks that formed from the underground cooling of magma are called intrusive rocks. Compare extrusion.

intrusion

Movement of a unit or force within another nation's specified operational area outside of territorial seas and territorial airspace for surveillance or intelligence gathering in time of peace or tension.

Intrusion

 of cockroaches—Lipton, 1970.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.intrusion - any entry into an area not previously occupiedintrusion - any entry into an area not previously occupied; "an invasion of tourists"; "an invasion of locusts"
entering, entrance - a movement into or inward
2.intrusion - entrance by force or without permission or welcome
incoming, ingress, entering, entrance, entry - the act of entering; "she made a grand entrance"
3.intrusion - the forcing of molten rock into fissures or between strata of an earlier rock formation
geologic process, geological process - (geology) a natural process whereby geological features are modified
4.intrusion - rock produced by an intrusive process
rock, stone - a lump or mass of hard consolidated mineral matter; "he threw a rock at me"
5.intrusion - entry to another's property without right or permissionintrusion - entry to another's property without right or permission
actus reus, wrongful conduct, misconduct, wrongdoing - activity that transgresses moral or civil law; "he denied any wrongdoing"
inroad - an encroachment or intrusion; "they made inroads in the United States market"

intrusion

noun
1. interruption, interference, infringement, trespass, encroachment I hope you don't mind this intrusion.
2. invasion, breach, infringement, infiltration, encroachment, infraction, usurpation I felt it was a grotesque intrusion into our lives.

intrusion

noun
1. The act or an instance of interfering or intruding:
2. An advance beyond proper or legal limits:
3. An excessive, unwelcome burden:
Translations
تَدَخُّل، تَطَفُّل، دُخول بدون إذْن
dotěrnost
forstyrrelseindtrængen
betolakodás
òaî aî ryîjast inn, uppátroîsla; truflun
davetsiz girmekarışmamüdahale

intrusion

[ɪnˈtruːʒən] Nintrusión f; (on sb's privacy) → intromisión f, invasión f
pardon the intrusionsiento tener que importunarla
the intrusion of sentimentalityla intrusión del sentimentalismo

intrusion

[ɪnˈtruːʒən] nintrusion f
I hope you don't mind this intrusion → J'espère que vous me pardonnerez cette intrusion.
an intrusion into sb's privacy → un atteinte à la vie privée de qn
It was an unthinkable intrusion into our private life → C'était une atteinte à notre vie privée tout à fait impensable.

intrusion

n
Störung f; forgive the intrusion, I just wanted to ask …entschuldigen Sie, wenn ich hier so eindringe, ich wollte nur fragen; the intrusion of or on his privacydie Verletzung seiner Privatsphäre; the sudden intrusion of the outside worlddas plötzliche Eindringen der Außenwelt; they regarded her presence as an intrusionsie betrachteten ihre Anwesenheit als störend
(= forcing: of opinions, advice, one’s presence) → Aufdrängen nt

intrusion

[ɪnˈtruːʒn] nintrusione f

intrude

(inˈtruːd) verb
(sometimes with on) to enter, or cause (something) to enter, when unwelcome or unwanted. He opened her door and said `I'm sorry to intrude'; I'm sorry to intrude on your time.
inˈtruder noun
a person who intrudes, eg a burglar. Fit a good lock to your door to keep out intruders.
inˈtrusion (-ʒən) noun
(an) act of intruding. Please forgive this intrusion.