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Definition of "ingress" []

  • A going in or entering. (noun)
  • Right or permission to enter. (noun)
  • A means or place of 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.

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")."