Intrusions



[in-troo-zhuh n] /ɪnˈtru ʒən/

noun
1.
an act or instance of intruding.
2.
the state of being intruded.
3.
Law.

4.
Geology.

/ɪnˈtruːʒən/
noun
1.
the act or an instance of intruding; an unwelcome visit, interjection, etc: an intrusion on one’s privacy
2.

3.
(property law) an unlawful entry onto land by a stranger after determination of a particular estate of freehold and before the remainderman or reversioner has made entry
n.

late 14c., from Old French intrusion (14c.), from Medieval Latin intrusionem (nominative intrusio) “a thrusting in,” noun of action from past participle stem of Latin intrudere, from in- “in” (see in- (2)) + trudere “to thrust, push” (see extrusion).
intrusion
(ĭn-tr’zhən)
The movement of magma through cracks in underground rocks within the Earth, usually in an upward direction. ◇ Rocks that form from the underground cooling of magma are generally coarse-grained (because they cool slowly so that large crystals have time to grow) and are called intrusive rocks. Compare extrusion.

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