ingress

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n ingress the act of entering "she made a grand entrance"
    • n ingress (astronomy) the disappearance of a celestial body prior to an eclipse
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Ingress Power or liberty of entrance or access; means of entering; as, all ingress was prohibited.
    • Ingress The act of entering; entrance; as, the ingress of air into the lungs.
    • Ingress (Astron) The entrance of the moon into the shadow of the earth in eclipses, the sun's entrance into a sign, etc.
    • v. i Ingress To go in; to enter.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n ingress A going in; the act of entering or passing in; entrance.
    • n ingress Provision for going in; a place of entrance: as, the ingress and egress are on opposite sides.
    • n ingress In astronomy, the entrance of the sun into a sign of the zodiac, or of a planet upon the disk of the sun in a transit; in astrology, the transit over the part of the zodiac occupied by the sun, moon, medium cæli, or ascendant.
    • n ingress In canon law. See access, 7.
    • ingress To go in or enter.
    • ingress In astrology, to transit the place which any of the four moderators has reached by direction.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Ingress in′gres entrance: power, right, or means of entrance
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. ingressus, fr. ingredi,. See Ingredient
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. ingressusingredi.

Usage

In literature:

The other portion of the opening containing the ladder is used for ingress and egress.
"Eighth Annual Report" by Various
It generally had two outlets for ingress and egress.
"Wild Nature Won By Kindness" by Elizabeth Brightwen
Withal some of the bitter smoke found ingress, torturing their eyes, and half stifling them.
"The Lone Ranche" by Captain Mayne Reid
Their houses are literally formed one cell within another, five or six in number, in order to prevent the ingress of the insects.
"Great African Travellers" by W.H.G. Kingston
Every window must be effectively screened to prevent the ingress and egress of flies and other insects.
"The Eugenic Marriage, Volume IV. (of IV.)" by Grant Hague
The windows were barred with iron, intended rather to prevent ingress than egress, but answering both purposes.
"Roger Willoughby" by William H. G. Kingston
The mounds exhibit no openings for egress or ingress.
"The Western World" by W.H.G. Kingston
Double bulkheads and doors prevented the ingress of unnecessary cold air.
"Stray Leaves from an Arctic Journal;" by Sherard Osborn
Once upon a time, to prevent the ingress of an enemy's fleet, a chain was stretched across the harbour's mouth.
"A Yacht Voyage Round England" by W.H.G. Kingston
But Renwick was not sure that there was no other means of ingress.
"The Secret Witness" by George Gibbs
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In poetry:

She smiled and went. Since then she comes
Oft when her birth-moon climbs,
Or at the seasons' ingresses
Or anniversary times;
"Her Immortality" by Thomas Hardy

In news:

Damaged ballast tank on 'Floatel Superior' in Norwegian Sea leads to evacuation of 374 personnel due to water ingress, list.
Cell Ingression and Apical Shape Oscillations during Dorsal Closure in Drosophila.
Cell Ingression and Apical Shape Oscillations during Dorsal Closure in Drosophila .
Mitigation of lightning-induced ingress .
Attorneys for AOPA have warned Pennsylvania's East Union Township that a recent ordinance prohibiting the "ascent, descent, ingress, egress, and regress of aircraft in, into, from, and out of" the township could violate state and federal law.
Pacer 's doors were asymmetrical--the passenger opening four inches longer than the driver's side, to allow easier ingress for rear passengers.
In this virtuosic memoir, Barnes ( Arthur & George ) makes little mention of his personal or professional life, allowing his audience very limited ingress into his philosophical musings on mortality.
Get ready for Ingress, a multiplayer, augmented reality game from Google's Niantic Labs.
Used for safe egress and ingress through roof hatches, and fall protection when a hatch is open, the lightweight aluminum railings affix to the hatch and do not penetrate the roof itself.
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In science:

Only one clear eclipse was detected, and the long ingress and egress duration make it an unlikely planet candidate. A steady decrease in RV of ∼500 m/s was detected over the 8 days spanned by the observations.
Possible Transiting Planet Candidates from the EXPLORE Project
For instance, some neutrino runs have an elevated level of Rn ingress while others contain residual 24Na radioactivity resulting from neutron activation during detector calibration.
Electron Energy Spectra, Fluxes, and Day-Night Asymmetries of $^{8}$B Solar Neutrinos from the 391-Day Salt Phase SNO Data Set
Data runs that were 24Na and Rn ingress were known to have significant levels of removed in the run selection process described in Sec.
Electron Energy Spectra, Fluxes, and Day-Night Asymmetries of $^{8}$B Solar Neutrinos from the 391-Day Salt Phase SNO Data Set
The 238U chain activity is dominated by Rn ingress which is highly time dependent.
Electron Energy Spectra, Fluxes, and Day-Night Asymmetries of $^{8}$B Solar Neutrinos from the 391-Day Salt Phase SNO Data Set
Radioactivity in the D2O and H2O can fluctuate over time due to radon ingress, as is seen in the in-situ radioactivity measurements, but the timescale for these changes is generally long compared to the 12-hour differences being sought in this analysis.
Electron Energy Spectra, Fluxes, and Day-Night Asymmetries of $^{8}$B Solar Neutrinos from the 391-Day Salt Phase SNO Data Set
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