- an illegal act of entering, seizing, or taking possession of another's property.
- a wrongful entry after the determination of a particular estate, made before the remainderman or reversioner has entered.
- emplacement of molten rock in preexisting rock.
- plutonic rock emplaced in this manner.
- a process analogous to magmatic intrusion, as the injection of a plug of salt into sedimentary rocks.
- the matter forced in.
Origin of intrusion
Related Words for intrusionsimposition, encroachment, interference, invasion, incursion, intervention, infraction, impingement, meddling, trespass, transgression, inroad, interposition, obtrusion
Examples from the Web for intrusions
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I would have defied their scoundrelism as much as I have scorned all the other intrusions of life.Victory
The country swarms with savage Indians, who are jealous of the intrusions of strangers.The Prehistoric World
E. A. Allen
I withdrew the "intrusions" with difficulty, and returned to the woman who had fainted.On a Donkey's Hurricane Deck
R. Pitcher Woodward
I've no time or taste for it, and I don't wish to be annoyed by intrusions into my home.The Grain Of Dust
David Graham Phillips
It does not follow that all intrusions were those of conquerors.Ancient Man in Britain
Donald A. (Donald Alexander) Mackenzie
- the movement of magma from within the earth's crust into spaces in the overlying strata to form igneous rock
- any igneous rock formed in this way