Definitions for egressˈi grɛs; ɪˈgrɛs

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

e•gressˈi grɛs; ɪˈgrɛs(n.; v.)

  1. the act of going out or leaving.

  2. the right to go out.

  3. a means or place of going out; exit.

  4. the emergence of a heavenly body from an eclipse, transit, etc.

    Category: Astronomy

  5. (v.i.)to go out; emerge.

Origin of egress:

1530–40; < L ēgressus going out, escape; cf. grade


Princeton's WordNet

  1. egress, emersion(noun)

    (astronomy) the reappearance of a celestial body after an eclipse

  2. emergence, egress, issue(noun)

    the becoming visible

    "not a day's difference between the emergence of the andrenas and the opening of the willow catkins"

  3. egress, egression, emergence(verb)

    the act of coming (or going) out; becoming apparent

  4. issue, emerge, come out, come forth, go forth, egress(verb)

    come out of

    "Water issued from the hole in the wall"; "The words seemed to come out by themselves"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Egress(noun)

    the act of going out or leaving, or the power to leave; departure

  2. Egress(noun)

    the passing off from the sun's disk of an inferior planet, in a transit

  3. Egress(verb)

    to go out; to depart; to leave


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