1. The act of going out or leaving, or the power to leave; departure. "Embarred from all egress and regress." (Holland) "Gates of burning adamant, Barred over us, prohibit all egress." (Milton)

2. <astronomy> The passing off from the sun's disk of an inferior planet, in a transit.

Origin: L. Egressus, fr. Egredi to go out; e out + gradi to go. See Grade.

(01 Mar 1998)

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