Intrusion In*tru"sion, n. [Cf. F. intrusion. See {Intrude}.] [1913 Webster] 1. The act of intruding, or of forcing in; especially, the forcing (one's self) into a place without right or welcome; encroachment. [1913 Webster]

Why this intrusion? Were not my orders that I should be private? --Addison. [1913 Webster]

2. (Geol.) The penetrating of one rock, while in a plastic or metal state, into the cavities of another. [1913 Webster]

3. (Law) The entry of a stranger, after a particular estate or freehold is determined, before the person who holds in remainder or reversion has taken possession. [1913 Webster]

4. (Scotch Ch.) The settlement of a minister over a congregation without their consent. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.


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  • Intrusion — • The act by which unlawful possession of an ecclesiastical benefice is taken Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Intrusion     Intrusion      …   Catholic encyclopedia

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  • intrusion — Intrusion. s. f. v. Action par laquelle on s introduit contre le droit ou la forme, dans quelque Charge, dans quelque Benefice. Intrusion violente. aprés son intrusion …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • intrusion — late 14c., from O.Fr. intrusion (14c.), from M.L. intrusionem (nom. intrusio) a thrusting in, noun of action from pp. stem of L. intrudere, from in in (see IN (Cf. in ) (2)) + trudere to thrust, push (see EXTRUSION (Cf. extrusion)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • intrusión — sustantivo femenino 1. (no contable) Acción de introducirse una persona en un lugar sin derecho o autorización: Fue detenido por un delito de intrusión …   Diccionario Salamanca de la Lengua Española

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