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  • v. Present participle of egress.


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  • Because of the location, it is believed that Bundy was either traveling to or egressing from a combat mission, although his loss is classified as non-combat.

    Bundy, Norman L.

  • On the last strike of the day a mixed bag of Japanese army fighters caught up with egressing Americans between the Ota engine factory and the coast, initiating a half-hour running battle.


  • The same play in BB is routinely called offensive foul, defensive foul or no foul. 3 seconds is waved off for the non-statutory reason that the player looked like he was egressing.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Getting it Right

  • And if the security vehicles don't come up fast enough and the vehicles on fire, these men need to egress and need to know who is a valuable asset in egressing that piece of equipment in order to sustain the fight against the enemy.

    CNN Transcript Sep 12, 2006

  • He kept on still bowing and curtseying; but Lin Tai-yü did not even so much as look at him straight in the face, but egressing alone out of the door of the court, she proceeded there and then in search of the other girls.

    Hung Lou Meng

  • The way we have configured our forces for this -- and this is probably about as low-level tactically as I'll go -- the way we configure forces is to cover avenues that would permit people inside that blue circle from egressing.

    CNN Transcript Mar 4, 2002

  • Now I don't know if this pocket of 16 came out of there, but that would be typical for what we have seen in the past -- smaller pockets of people egressing from that area.

    CNN Transcript Mar 18, 2002

  • In defiance of proper procedure, Mallory insisted on taking Tse's hand and egressing with her.


  • This effected, we blocked up its egressing mouth, that, should our escape be discovered, the enemy might not find the direct road we had taken.

    The Scottish Chiefs

  • We had even spotted a crocodile very near to this congregation of tree trunks egressing from the surface of the water like forks.



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