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noun as in the act or right of entering

noun as in opening

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IP stands for “Ingress Protection,” which tells you just how fortified an electronic device is against dirt, dust, and water.

Cooke merely wanted to get in—he wanted to gain ingress to your home, your head space, your conversations, your memories, your plans for what to play on the jukebox that Saturday night.

That kind of ingress protection requires more seals, however, and Sonos wasn’t comfortable with the negative effect it would have had on the overall sound.

Two people even climbed into the vehicle before the launch to test the ingress procedures, but they exited before the launch took place.

Many facilities often cordon off their internal networks from the internet as a whole in order to try and prevent creating points of ingress that hackers can attack.

It is true that sometimes they have to provide means to prevent the ingress of too much water; but this is very easily done.

Two doorways, one on each of the faces which looked into the enclosure, offered ingress.

But Renwick was not sure that there was no other means of ingress.

Into this opens all their dwellings, the door being far below the surface, so that free ingress and egress are secured.

Then a peculiar knock was given on a particular door, which at once promptly opened to give them ingress.


On this page you'll find 43 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to ingress, such as: access, admission, and entrance.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.