Definitions for: Intrusion

[n] entrance by force or without permission or welcome
[n] entry to another's property without right or permission
[n] any entry into an area not previously occupied; "an invasion of tourists"; "an invasion of locusts"
[n] rock produced by an intrusive process
[n] the forcing of molten rock into fissures or between strata of an earlier rock formation

Webster (1913) Definition: In*tru"sion, n. [Cf. F. intrusion. See Intrude.]
1. The act of intruding, or of forcing in; especially, the
forcing (one's self) into a place without right or
welcome; encroachment.

Why this intrusion? Were not my orders that I should
be private? --Addison.

2. (Geol.) The penetrating of one rock, while in a plastic or
metal state, into the cavities of another.

3. (Law) The entry of a stranger, after a particular estate
or freehold is determined, before the person who holds in
remainder or reversion has taken possession.

4. (Scotch Ch.) The settlement of a minister over 3
congregation without their consent.

Synonyms: encroachment, encroachment, invasion, trespass, usurpation, violation

See Also: actus reus, entering, entering, entrance, entrance, entry, geological process, incoming, ingress, inroad, misconduct, rock, stone, wrongdoing, wrongful conduct

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