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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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In Science and the Modern World, for example, we not only have events, their relations and characters, but the concept of "the value realized in an event." The old theory of objects that ingress in events is turning into an elaborate theory of a hierarchy of relational "eternal objects" and their potential for ingression into events, giving rise to the need for a principle of concretion, God.
All the usual parts have been replaced or re-sealed to prevent water ingression. The battery is also in good condition and turns the engine over without any effort.
This study uses ingression analysis of data from a telephone survey of 380 married couples to subject to rare empirical test the contention that, because women are unequal at home, they cannot be equal in the polity.
Gastrulation in all animals does seem to be represented by some combination of ingression and invagination of cells.
Walle, "Late-metamorphic veins record deep ingression of meteoric water: A LA-ICPMS fluid inclusion study from the fold-and-thrust belt of the Rhenish Massif, Germany," Chemical Geology, vol.
The study of Wang and Zhang [5] presented a numerical procedure to simulate chloride ingression into cracked concrete with different crack geometry characteristics.
This finding raised the possibility that these bundled astral microtubules serve as miniature central spindles, thus overcoming the great distances between the cell surface and the central spindle during the early phases of furrow ingression.
The Sinamics G110D distributed drive is ideal for installation in close proximity to motors located throughout facilities where dust and water ingression are a concern.
This diffusion-controlled assessment of chloride ingress is only a simplification since other transport mechanisms are involved in the chloride ingression into concrete, in particular capillary absorption and permeation.
The educational service of the PM usually is perceived and described, effectively, as one of the most ample elements of a socio-penal network and the educators are defined, generally, as a link of the judicial chain, from the magistrate that decides on the ingression of the minor into prison to the external educator that follows their trajectory.
As the level of modification is increased, the availability of unsaturated group for cross-linking increases; subsequently, the three-dimensional networks prevent the rearrangement of the polymer chains during solvent ingression, thereby causing resistance to the path of penetrants (23), (24).