Definition of "ingress" []

  • A going in or entering. (noun)
  • Right or permission to enter. (noun)
  • A means or place of entering. (noun)
  • The act of going or coming in; an entering (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • A way in; entrance (noun)
  • The right or permission to enter (noun) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

Use "ingress" in a sentence
  • "None of the people I talked to or heard from admitted to witnessing anything more than moderate use on L-2, light use on L-1, and none at all on launch day before cabin ingress or scrub."
  • "The 500-year-old bridge has been suffering "severe problems" with water ingress, which is eroding the masonry."
  • "The eternal objects that "ingress" into any actual entity are something like its predicates or qualities; except that no entity can be defined as just the sum of its predicates or qualities, because it is not just a collocation of characteristics (which would be to return to "subject-predicate forms of thought")."