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To form a constituent part; to become a part or partaker; to penetrate; share or mix with, as tin enters into the composition of pewter. To go or come into a place or condition; to make or effect an entrance; to cause to go into or be received into.

In the law of real property, to go upon land for the purpose of taking possession of it. In strict usage, the entering is preliminary to the taking possession but in common parlance the entry is now merged in the taking possession.

To place anything before a court, or upon or among the records, in a formal and regular manner, and usually in writing as in to enter an appearance, or to enter a judgment. In this sense the word is nearly equivalent to setting down formally in writing, in either a full or abridged form.

West's Encyclopedia of American Law, edition 2. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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Shortly after the officers press the enter key, an error message appears on their screens: "INVALID DATE RANGE." Several more attempts produce the same result.
* Press the Enter key to start a new paragraph or tell the computer to start a new task.
And, unlike many similar games, the interface has been simplified, with the enter key for the inventory and the space bar for fighting.
Pressing the enter key on a name will drag that patient's information forward to the requisition the user is building.
Pressing the Enter key after you have reduced the number of items found brings up the paragraphs, etc.
All too of ten librarians fail to adequately investigate the positions taken by decision makers and thus enter key segments of political processes lacking the motions, seconds, and majorities required to win.
After storing the pallet, the operator presses the enter key, completing the put away.
Selecting cells where you want to enter data: For a worksheet where you want to enter data into multiple cells (either adjacent or scattered across your worksheet), you might find it useful to first select all of those blank cells while holding down the Ctrl key; thereafter, you can enter data into each selected cell and advance to the next cell by pressing the Enter key. This trick then enables you to use your computer's number pad like a 10-key calculator, where your cursor automatically navigates to the next input cell upon pressing the Enter key.
That is not necessarily true, as hitting the search button or the enter key after typing in Ronna McDaniel's name would bring users to a more detailed search page that included her account.
A feature that rolled out in 2010, Instant was considered to be the 'future of search' that would allow users to save time as it showed the results of predicted search terms even before one finished typing or pressed the Enter key.