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egress
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Definition to exit
  • Picketing strikers may not block access to or egress from the premises.
egress = exit (departure from)
  • must plan for emergency egress
  • in event of power failure, electronic locks must unlock from the direction of egress
  • Brain Waves ping-ponging inside my skull, no hope of sleep or easy egress to a plane where memory could not intrude, I bent my head, submitting to shame.
    Ellen Hopkins  --  Crank
  • egress = exit
  • They resolved to leave means neither of ingress or egress to the sudden impulses of...
    Edgar Allan Poe  --  The Masque of the Red Death
  • egress = exit
  • All egress from my chamber, except through a window, was cut off.
    Poe, Edgar Allan  --  The Angel of the Odd
  • I guessed, by his preparations, that egress was allowed, and, leaving my hard couch, made a movement to follow him.
    Bronte, Emily  --  Wuthering Heights
  • A small door, close to the lodge of the concierge, gave ingress and egress to the servants and masters when they were on foot.
    Dumas, Alexandre  --  The Count of Monte Cristo
  • The waters of the great deep have ingress and egress to the soul.
    Emerson, Ralph Waldo  --  Essays, First Series
  • This gave me not only egress and regress..., but gave me room to store my goods.
    Defoe, Daniel  --  Robinson Crusoe
  • Had he known that he was about to enter a tunnel whose only egress was his own annihilation, would he have turned away?
    Arundhati Roy  --  The God of Small Things
  • At this announcement Isabel stiffened; she was on the point of asking if there were no other egress from the convent.
    Henry James  --  The Portrait of a Lady - Volumes 1 & 2
  • At this announcement Isabel stiffened; she was on the point of asking if there were no other egress from the convent.
    Henry James  --  The Portrait of a Lady - Volume 2
  • "If you add an s to this word, right where this tear in the paper is, you get 'Egress: Do you know what that means?"
    Jeanne DuPrau  --  The City of Ember
  • The means of egress employed by the murderers.
    Edgar Allan Poe  --  The Murders in the Rue Morgue
  • And if there's no ingress or egress—no valve through which may be vented the various pressures that accrue naturally in a closed temporal system—"
    Ransom Riggs  --  Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children
  • When she had laid the supper-cloth, the bridge was lowered to give her means of egress, and she withdrew for the night.
    Charles Dickens  --  Great Expectations
  • A small door, close to the lodge of the concierge, gave ingress and egress to the servants and masters when they were on foot.
    Alexandre Dumas  --  The Count of Monte Cristo
  • The gates of the drive opened wide to give egress to the viceregal cavalcade.
    James Joyce  --  Ulysses
  • Only to the lamasery did there appear to be any climbable egress at all.
    James Hilton  --  Lost Horizon

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