Definitions for: Ingress


[n] the act of entering; "she made a grand entrance"
[n] (astronomy) the disappearance of a celestial body prior to an eclipse



Webster (1913) Definition: In"gress, n. [L. ingressus, fr. ingredi. See
Ingredient.]
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. (Astron.) The entrance of the moon into the shadow of the
earth in eclipses, the sun's entrance into a sign, etc.


In"gress, v. i.
To go in; to enter. [R.]

Synonyms: entering, entrance, entry, immersion, incoming

Antonyms: egress, emersion

See Also: accession, admission, admittance, arrival, disappearance, eclipse, enrollment, enrolment, entree, incursion, intrusion, irruption, occultation, penetration, registration

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