Origin of ingress
Examples from the Web for ingress
From the road there was no mode of ingress for him to this enclosure, unless he could get over the railings.John Caldigate|Anthony Trollope
Till that time it will be as well to prevent all ingress and egress here; and at that time I will come again.The Three Perils of Man, Vol. 3 (of 3)|James Hogg
A number of doors and curtains were then constructed at such points as afforded a chance for the ingress of cold.
The fox sprang up at the ingress of this newcomer, and by a long howl announced another visitor to his mistress.The Last Days of Pompeii|Edward George Bulwer-Lytton
The ingress of air is made possible whenever the lower sash is raised or the upper one is lowered.
British Dictionary definitions for ingress
Word Origin for ingress
Word Origin and History for ingress
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.