1 (astronomy) the reappearance of a celestial body after an eclipse [syn: emersion] [ant: ingress, ingress]
2 the becoming visible; "not a day's difference between the emergence of the andrenas and the opening of the willow catkins" [syn: emergence, issue]
3 the act of coming (or going) out; becoming apparent [syn: egression, emergence] v : come out of; "Water issued from the hole in the wall"; "The words seemed to come out by themselves" [syn: issue, emerge, come out, come forth, go forth]
Etymology 1From egressus, from ex- + gressus
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- An exit or way out
- The window provides an egress in the event of an emergency.
- The process of exiting or leaving.
- 2003 International Building Code (IBC): Chapter 10 section
- Buildings or portions thereof shall be provided with a means of egress system as required this chapter. The provisions of this chapter shall control the design, construction and arrangement of means egress components required to provide an approved means of egress from structures and portions thereof.
- 2003 International Building Code (IBC): Chapter 10 section 1001.1
- Chinese: 可出去的 (kě chūqù de)
- French: sortie
- Kurdish: derketin, dergeh
- Romanian: iesire
- Polish: wyjście
- Russian: выход
- Spanish: salida
- From egressum, past participle egredi.
Egress may refer to:
abandonment, adit, avenue, blowhole, bow out, channel, chute, cleaning out, clearance, clearing, conduit, course, debouch, decampment, defecation, depart, departure, depletion, discharging cargo, ditch, door, drainage, draining, duct, egression, elimination, emergence, emerging, emptying, emunctory, entrance, escape, estuary, evacuation, excretion, exhaust, exhausting, exhaustion, exit, exodus, flight, floodgate, flume, get out, getaway, go out, going, hegira, ingress, leaving, loophole, make an exit, march out, off-loading, opening, out, outcome, outfall, outgate, outgo, outlet, parting, pass out, passage, passageway, passing, pore, port, removal, retirement, retreat, run out, sally port, sluice, spiracle, spout, tap, trench, trough, troughing, troughway, tunnel, unloading, vent, ventage, venthole, venting, voidance, voiding, vomitory, walk out, walkout, way, way out, weir, withdrawal