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Ingress

Ingress
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. (Science: astronomy) The entrance of the moon into the shadow of the earth in eclipses, the suns entrance into a sign, etc.
Origin: L. Ingressus, fr. Ingredi. See ingredient.


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