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1. also in·gres·sion (ĭn-grĕsh′ən) A going in or entering.
2. Right or permission to enter.
3. A means or place of entering.
[Middle English ingresse, from Latin ingressus, from past participle of ingredī, to enter : in-, in; see in-2 + gradī, to step; see ghredh- in Indo-European roots.]
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1. the act of going or coming in; an entering
2. a way in; entrance
3. the right or permission to enter
4. (Astronomy) astronomy another name for immersion2
[C15: from Latin ingressus, from ingredī to go in, from gradī to step, go]
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1. the act of going in or entering.
2. the right to enter.
3. a means or place of entering.
[1400–50; late Middle English < Latin ingressus a going in, commencing]
in•gres•sion (ɪnˈgrɛʃ ən) n.
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|Noun||1.||ingress - (astronomy) the disappearance of a celestial body prior to an eclipse|
astronomy, uranology - the branch of physics that studies celestial bodies and the universe as a whole
disappearance - the event of passing out of sight
|2.||ingress - the act of entering; "she made a grand entrance"|
arrival - the act of arriving at a certain place; "they awaited her arrival"
incursion - the act of entering some territory or domain (often in large numbers); "the incursion of television into the American living room"
intrusion - entrance by force or without permission or welcome
irruption - a sudden violent entrance; a bursting in; "the recent irruption of bad manners"
entree - the act of entering; "she made a graceful entree into the ballroom"
penetration - the act of entering into or through something; "the penetration of upper management by women"
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1. entry, admission, intrusion, leakage, seepage, inundation, inrush The wood may have been weakened by the ingress of water.
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ingress[ˈɪngres] N (frm) → acceso m
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