• Entering Egham
    Entering Egham
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n entering the act of entering "she made a grand entrance"
    • n entering a movement into or inward
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Additional illustrations & photos:

He found the next place we entered full of dangers to his pocket-book He found the next place we entered full of dangers to his pocket-book
Cadets and Middies entering the field Cadets and Middies entering the field
Little Silverlocks enters the Bears' dwelling Little Silverlocks enters the Bears' dwelling
Four Rabbits as Black as Ink Entered Four Rabbits as Black as Ink Entered

Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: The origin of right-handed buttons on men's shirts stems from battles where they wore armor. With most men being right handed the armor needed to overlap so that a sword could not enter through the gap during a right-handed blow from an adversary.
    • n entering The act of coming or going in, inserting, registering, etc.
    • n entering The opening or place at which one enters; entrance.
    • n entering A beginning.
    • entering In entomology, an epithet applied to the canthus or process of the front when it is small, forming a little notch or sinus in the inner margin of the eye, as in many Hymenoptera.
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  • William Shakespeare
    “Soft pity enters an iron gate.”
  • Tony Benn
    Tony Benn
    “I did not enter the labor Party forty-seven years ago to have our manifesto written by Dr. Mori, Dr. Gallup and Mr. Harris.”
  • Edgar Quinet
    “It is certain that if you would have the whole secret of a people, you must enter into the intimacy of their religion.”
  • Mencius (Mengzi Meng-tse)
    Mencius (Mengzi Meng-tse)
    “Kindly words do not enter so deeply into men as a reputation for kindness.”
  • Edwin Hubbel Chapin
    “No more duty can be urged upon those who are entering the great theater of life than simple loyalty to their best convictions.”
  • John Ruskin
    “Fit yourself for the best society, and then, never enter it.”


In literature:

I selected a house near the western outskirts of the town, where there is a large open square through which the road from Unyanyembe enters.
"How I Found Livingstone" by Henry M. Stanley
Whilst idleness and poverty entered, dirtiness naturally entered also.
"L'Assommoir" by Emile Zola
He, who was sixteen, was to enter the seminary on the following Tuesday.
"The Three Cities Trilogy, Complete Lourdes, Rome and Paris" by Emile Zola
A knock at the door was heard; the lawyer entered.
"Night and Morning, Complete" by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
While Denon was doubting whether the God of Love was really paying him a visit or not, Rogers entered.
"Vivian Grey" by Earl of Beaconsfield, Benjamin Disraeli
The servant withdrew, when one masked and wearing a cloak quickly entered the room.
"The Bravo" by J. Fenimore Cooper
If ever he entered his brother-in-law's house he would enter it a changed man.
"The World's Greatest Books, Vol. I" by Various
As I entered, a ladylike woman of about thirty came from the back parlour to ask my business.
"The Worlds Greatest Books" by Arthur Mee, J. A. Hammerton, Eds.
Beyond the mulberry orchards, we entered on wild, half-cultivated tracts, covered with a bewildering maze of blossoms.
"The Lands of the Saracen" by Bayard Taylor
Can the love of the sex, when it enters by the eyes into the thoughts, stop at the face of a woman?
"The Delights of Wisdom Pertaining to Conjugial Love" by Emanuel Swedenborg

In poetry:

"Salvation here is entered in;
This man indeed is Abraham's son!"
Said he who came the lost to win—
And saved the lost whom he had won
"Zacchaeus" by George MacDonald
Pain writhes within those stately walls ;
Here pallid want hath been ;
That casement where the curtain falls
Shows death has entered in.
"A Town" by Jane Taylor
They enter ... though no voice is heard,
Mercy in each face I see;
They speak ... and in the single word
Is Life, and Love, and Liberty!
"The Culprit" by Nathaniel Bloomfield
And not a shot comes blind with death
And not a stab of steel is pressed
Home, but invisibly it tore
And entered first a woman's breast.
"To Women" by Robert Laurence Binyon
In palatial chambers gilded,
Guarded round with towers high-builded?
Change may enter these to-morrow,
And with change may enter sorrow.
"The Home of Peace" by Charles Harpur
Prayer is the Christian's vital breath,
The Christian's native air;
His watchword at the gates of death —
He enters heaven with prayer.
"What Is Prayer?" by James Montgomery

In news:

The team entered the playoffs that year with 105 regular-season wins, the best in MLB.
Pythons that have entered the Everglades after escaping or being released by pet owners are destroying the parks native mammal populations, a new report has found.
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TACOMA — A great-great-grandson of lumber baron Frederick Weyerhaeuser has entered the race for Congress in the 6th District to succeed departing Rep Norm Dicks.
Appliance Recycling Centers of America ( ARCA ) Enters Mexico JV Jun 9, 2009 Printable format Email this Article Search.
Acton, Mass.—May 24, 2012—Following the news that SAP America Inc entered into an agreement to acquire Ariba for $45 per share or $4.3 billion, Ardent Partners' Andrew Bartolini now provides key analysis and insights on the deal.
Walmart and Argus Health Systems Inc have entered a preferred pharmacy network arrangement.
The Little Rock Zoo is sad to report that two dogs entered the Zoo last night.
Pemmican Beef Jerky customers can still enter to win the $5,000 grand prize.
Lincoln plans to enter the fast-growing armored vehicle market with a bullet-proof Town Car.
Lincoln Mercury plans to enter the rapidly growing armored vehicle market by introducing its first bullet-proof Lincoln Town Car BPS in mid-2003.
72, oTama, entered into eternal rest on Friday, July 15, 2011, from lung cancer at his home under the care of Iowa River Hospice.
A Southern Illinois woman faces 10 years to life in prison after entering a guilty plea Friday to federal charges she used the Internet to arrange sex acts with a 12-year-old boy.
Maricopa County prosecutors say 50-year-old Yusra Farhan entered her plea Friday.
Enter the electronic age and the virtual cosmos of social interaction.

In science:

Tensor perturbations of the metric have constant amplitude on super-horizon scales and perform damped oscillations ∝ a−1 once they enter the horizon. • Scalar perturbations of the metric are roughly constant if they enter the horizon only after the time of matter and radiation equality.
The theory of CMB anisotropies
Beyond the density where droplets fill the entire volume one enters the liquid phase, while below the density where the last droplet fragments into molecules one enters the gas phase.
The Quark-Gluon Plasma in Equilibrium
Then Landau levels continuously enter the low-energy theory as the magnetic field strength wanes.) This usually is only a problem for the effective-theory formulation if the states which enter in this way are not in their ground state when they do so, since then new physical excitations would arise at low energies.
Quantum Gravity in Everyday Life: General Relativity as an Effective Field Theory
However, this ob jection may be circumvented by taking into account the noise376 ; (3) The absolute value of Γ enters the problem in the external shock model, while only the relative value of Γ enters the problem in the internal shock model.
Gamma-Ray Bursts: Progress, Problems & Prospects
We now describe how small-scale modes that enter the horizon prior to decay are suppressed relative to those modes that enter the horizon after decay.
Charged-particle decay and suppression of small-scale power