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enter

The act of entering data into the computer. After a line of text is typed, pressing the Enter key, also called the "Return key," causes the computer to input the data. See Enter key.
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A more complete imagination than Philip's might have pictured a youth of splendid hope, for he must have been entering upon manhood in 1848 when kings, remembering their brother of France, went about with an uneasy crick in their necks; and perhaps that passion for liberty which passed through Europe, sweeping before it what of absolutism and tyranny had reared its head during the reaction from the revolution of 1789, filled no breast with a hotter fire.
Before entering upon so grave a matter as the destruction of our national fabric, with all its benefits, its memories, and its hopes, would it not be wise to ascertain precisely why we do it?
"On the fishing," replied the Canadian; "before entering upon the ground, it is as well to know something about it."