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  • the turn lane provides better ingress to the parking lot
ingress = entry
  • prevent ingress of insects
  • moisture ingress into the control box
  • They resolved to leave means neither of ingress or egress to the sudden impulses of despair or of frenzy from within.
    Edgar Allan Poe  --  The Masque of the Red Death
  • ingress = entry
  • He walked all round the building, seeking in vain for some other means of ingress.
    Oppenheim, E. Phillips  --  The Vanished Messenger
  • I could find no means of ingress.
    Stoker, Bram  --  Dracula
  • 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
  • They stood in a silent line, blocking Clary and face's farther ingress into the City.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Fallen Angels
  • The ingress point is a bit like a hole in fresh dough; if you don't poke a finger into it now and then the thing may just close up on its own.
    Ransom Riggs  --  Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children
  • He passed between the scene behind which I stood and a set piece, went to the wall and pressed on a spring that moved a stone and afforded him an ingress.
    Gaston Leroux  --  The Phantom of the Opera
  • I could find no means of ingress.
    Bram Stoker  --  Dracula
  • The door had just opened to give ingress to a gentleman who stepped forward and whose face Newman remembered.
    Henry James  --  The American
  • 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
  • Beside the arched ingress hung a small bronze plaque.
    Dan Brown  --  Angels & Demons
  • This passage gave ingress to every room.
    Jules Verne  --  A Journey to the Center of the Earth
  • "The multitude, washed or unwashed, always has free egress and ingress" into the White House, an astonished visitor wrote earlier in Lincoln's presidency.
    Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard  --  Killing Lincoln
  • That'll automatically replenish the air I lose with my entries and exits (what we NASA folk call ingress and egress).
    Andy Weir  --  The Martian
  • Moreover to light a fire is the instinctive and resistant act of man when, at the winter ingress, the curfew is sounded throughout Nature.
    Thomas Hardy  --  The Return of the Native
  • A door off this same porch gave into a living room which separated this room from the other parts of the house and permitted ingress and egress without contact with any other portion of the house.
    Theodore Dreiser  --  An American Tragedy

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