[ noun ee-gres; verb ih-gres ]
/ noun ˈi grɛs; verb ɪˈgrɛs /
the act or an instance of going, especially from an enclosed place.
a means or place of going out; an exit.
the right or permission to go out.
Astronomy. emersion(def 1).
verb (used without object)
to go out; emerge.
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British Dictionary definitions for egressing
Also called: egression the act of going or coming out; emergence
a way out, such as a path; exit
the right or permission to go out or depart
astronomy another name for emersion (def. 2)
verb (ɪˈɡrɛs) (intr)
to go forth; issue
Word Origin for egress
C16: from Latin ēgredī to come forth, depart, from gradī to move, step
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