ingressive

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English[edit]

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Adjective[edit]

ingressive (comparative more ingressive, superlative most ingressive)

  1. going or directed inward, entering
  2. open to entry or examination
    The chances that your internet actions are being watched is low, despite the ingressive nature of the modern internet envioronment.
  3. (phonetics, of a speech sound) Uttered by drawing air inward through the mouth or nose.
  4. (geology) descriptive of a source or channel through which water enters or once entered an area.
    This spring is the ingressive source of the water that flows through the cave.

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Noun[edit]

ingressive (plural ingressives)

  1. (phonetics) A speech sound in which the air stream is created by drawing air in through the mouth or nose.

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Adjective[edit]

ingressive

  1. feminine plural of ingressivo