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ingress

[′in‚gres]
(astronomy)
The entrance of the moon into the shadow of the earth in an eclipse, of a planet into the disk of the sun, or of a satellite (or its shadow) onto the disk of the parent planet.
(science and technology)
The act of entering, as of air into the lungs or a liquid into an orifice.

Ingress

(religion, spiritualism, and occult)

Ingress refers to the entry of a planet, one of the luminaries (the Sun or the Moon), or some other celestial body such as an asteroid into a sign of the zodiac. Modern ephemerides (tables of planetary positions) often include information on the exact time one of the planets or one of the luminaries enters a new sign. The term has also been used to refer to the entry of a transiting planet or luminary into a new house.

ingress

To enter hostile territory. The inbound mission to the target after crossing a friendly boundary. The outbound journey from the target is egress.

ingress

An entrance. Contrast with "egress," which means exit. See ingress traffic. See also Ingres.