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Meaning of INGRESS

Pronunciation:  'in`gres

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  the act of entering; "she made a grand entrance"
  2. [n]  (astronomy) the disappearance of a celestial body prior to an eclipse

INGRESS is a 7 letter word that starts with I.


 Synonyms: entering, entrance, entry, immersion, incoming
 Antonyms: egress, emersion
 See Also: accession, admission, admittance, arrival, disappearance, eclipse, enrollment, enrolment, entree, incursion, intrusion, irruption, occultation, penetration, registration



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \In"gress\, n. [L. ingressus, fr. ingredi. See
    1. The act of entering; entrance; as, the ingress of air into
       the lungs.
    2. Power or liberty of entrance or access; means of entering;
       as, all ingress was prohibited.
    3. (Astron.) The entrance of the moon into the shadow of the
       earth in eclipses, the sun's entrance into a sign, etc.
  2. \In"gress\, v. i.
    To go in; to enter. [R.]
Thesaurus Terms
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