|1.||the act of approaching or entering|
|2.||the condition of allowing entry, esp (of a building or room) allowing entry by wheelchairs, prams, etc|
|3.||the right or privilege to approach, reach, enter, or make use of something|
|4.||a way or means of approach or entry|
|5.||the opportunity or right to see or approach someone: she fights for divorce and free access to her children|
|6.||(modifier) designating programmes made by the general public as distinguished from those made by professional broadcasters: access television|
|7.||a sudden outburst or attack, as of rage or disease|
|8.||to gain access to; make accessible or available|
|a. to obtain or retrieve (information) from a storage device|
|b. direct access See also sequential access to place (information) in a storage device|
|[C14: from Old French or from Latin accessus an approach, from accēdere to |
access ac·cess (āk'sěs)
A means of approaching, entering, exiting, or making use of; passage.
The space required to view a tooth and manipulate dental instruments to remove decay and prepare the tooth for restoration.
The opening in the crown of a tooth necessary to allow adequate admittance to the pulp space to clean, shape, and seal the root canal.
Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board