Intrusion

In*tru"sion

(?), n. [Cf. F. intrusion. See Intrude.]
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1. The act of intruding, or of forcing in; especially, the forcing (one's self) into a place without right or welcome; encroachment.
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Why this intrusion?
Were not my orders that I should be private?
Addison.
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2. (Geol.) The penetrating of one rock, while in a plastic or metal state, into the cavities of another.
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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.
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4. (Scotch Ch.) The settlement of a minister over a congregation without their consent.
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