Origin of ingress
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Long live our alliance of the fight with the lie and may the victory triumph the ingression of low force.The History of the 51st (Highland) Division 1914-1918
Frederick William Bewsher
You may have noticed that I am using the term ‘ingression’ to denote the general relation of objects to events.
Also the modification of events by ingression is susceptible of quantitative differences.
I will use the term ‘ingression into nature’ for this systematic correlation of the blue with nature.
Thus the ingression of blue into any definite event is a part statement of the fact of the ingression of blue into nature.
- the act of going or coming in; an entering
- a way in; entrance
- the right or permission to enter
- astronomy another name for immersion (def. 2)
C15: from Latin ingressus, from ingredī to go in, from gradī to step, go
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Word Origin and History for ingression
mid-15c., from Latin ingressus "an advance; walking; an entry," from past participle stem of ingredi "to step into, enter" (see ingredient). The verb, sometimes said to be American English, is attested from early 14c.
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