Recent Examples of intrusion from the Web
For old-timers in Pearland who remember a slower pace of life, the diversity and influx of newcomers sometimes feels like an intrusion.
And exiting the agreement protects the United States from future intrusions on the United States' sovereignty and massive future legal liability.
Under Barack Obama, the first cellphone-toting president, worries about cyber intrusions — particularly by foreign governments — pulled the president’s devices deep into the security bubble.
Under Barack Obama, the first cellphone-toting president, worries about cyber intrusions — particularly by foreign governments — pulled the president's devices deep into the security bubble.
Under Barack Obama, the first cellphone-toting president, worries about cyber intrusions -- particularly by foreign governments -- pulled the president's devices deep into the security bubble.
This lock, part of the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway in Terrebonne Parish, would be designed to reduce salt water intrusion from the Gulf of Mexico and distribute and retain freshwater entering the system.
Pushback gradually spread in conservative media and on social media, with many critics calling it an unwanted intrusion of Muslim beliefs and culture.
Vranesevich, founder of the computer security Web site AntiOnline, is emerging as the point person for breaking news about network intrusions – including the first interviews with Israel's Analyzer and the Masters of Downloading.
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Origin and Etymology of intrusion
Middle English, from Anglo-French, from Medieval Latin intrusion-, intrusio, from Latin intrudere
First Known Use: 15th century
INTRUSION Defined for Kids
Definition of intrusion for Students
1 : the act of going or forcing in without being wanted
2 : something that goes in or interferes without being wanted The phone call was an unwelcome intrusion.
Legal Definition of intrusion
1a : the entry at common law of a stranger after a particular estate of freehold is determined before the person who holds it in remainder or reversion has taken possession b : the act of wrongfully entering upon, seizing, or taking possession of the property of another
2 : a trespassing on or encroachment upon something (as a right) the Fourth Amendment demands that the showing of justification match the degree of intrusion — Berger v. New York, 388 U.S. 41 (1968)
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