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Etymology 1

From [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] ēgressus, from ex- + gressus

Pronunciation

Noun

Singular
egress

Plural
es

egress (es)
  1. An exit or way out
    • The window provides an egress in the event of an emergency.
  2. The process of exiting or leaving.
    • 2003 International Building Code (IBC): Chapter 10 section 1001.1
      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.
  3. (astronomy) The end of the apparent transit of a small astronomical body over the disk of a larger one.
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Etymology 2

Pronunciation

Verb

Infinitive
to egress

Third person singular
egress

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
es

to egress (third-person singular simple present egress, present participle es, simple past and past participle -)
  1. (intransitive) To exit or leave; to go or come out.
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