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1. The act of coming or going out; emergence.
2. The right to leave or go out: denied the refugees egress.
3. A path or opening for going out; an exit.
4. Astronomy The emergence of a celestial body from eclipse or occultation.
intr.v. e·gressed, e·gress·ing, e·gress·es
To go out; emerge.
1. Also called: egression the act of going or coming out; emergence
2. a way out, such as a path; exit
3. the right or permission to go out or depart
4. (Astronomy) astronomy another name for emersion2
to go forth; issue
[C16: from Latin ēgredī to come forth, depart, from gradī to move, step]
e•gress(n. ˈi grɛs; v. ɪˈgrɛs)
1. the act of going out or leaving.
2. the right to go out.
3. a means or place of going out; exit.
4. the emergence of a heavenly body from an eclipse, transit, etc.v.i.
5. to go out; emerge.
[1530–40; < Latin ēgressus going out, escape; compare grade]
Past participle: egressed
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|Noun||1.||egress - (astronomy) the reappearance of a celestial body after an eclipse|
astronomy, uranology - the branch of physics that studies celestial bodies and the universe as a whole
reappearance - the event of something appearing again; "the reappearance of Halley's comet"
|2.||egress - the becoming visible; "not a day's difference between the emergence of the andrenas and the opening of the willow catkins"|
beginning - the event consisting of the start of something; "the beginning of the war"
eruption - the emergence of a tooth as it breaks through the gum
dissilience - the emergence of seeds as seed pods burst open when they are ripe
|3.||egress - the act of coming (or going) out; becoming apparent|
surfacing - emerging to the surface and becoming apparent
|Verb||1.||egress - come out of; "Water issued from the hole in the wall"; "The words seemed to come out by themselves"|
pop out - come out suddenly or forcefully; "you stick a bill in the vending machine and the change pops out"
radiate - issue or emerge in rays or waves; "Heat radiated from the metal box"
leak - enter or escape as through a hole or crack or fissure; "Water leaked out of the can into the backpack"; "Gas leaked into the basement"
escape - issue or leak, as from a small opening; "Gas escaped into the bedroom"
fall - come out; issue; "silly phrases fell from her mouth"
debouch - pass out or emerge; especially of rivers; "The tributary debouched into the big river"