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A sudden rushing in; an influx.

in′rush′ing adj. & n.


a sudden usually overwhelming inward flow or rush; influx
ˈinˌrushing n, adj



a rushing or pouring in.
in′rush`ing, n., adj.
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Noun1.inrush - an inflow; "an inpouring of spiritual comfort"
inflow, influx - the process of flowing in


[ˈɪnrʌʃ] N [of mud, water] → tromba f; [of tourists] → afluencia f; [of foreign imports] → avalancha f


nZustrom m; (of water)Einbruch m; there was a sudden inrush of touristsdie Touristen kamen plötzlich in Strömen
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At the back of the stage, Raoul had to stop before the inrush of the little troop of ballet-girls who blocked the passage which he was trying to enter.
They're using the old one," and her heart contracting, twisting, a queer dryness in her throat, she opened the door as they stopped, her hand shading the lamp against the sudden inrush of wind and rain.
As the inrush of birds continued, their wings beating against the crackling rushes, Lady Arabella grew pale, and almost fainted.
He was in the Inward Bills Department, one of the features of which was the sudden inrush, towards the end of each afternoon, of hatless, energetic young men with leather bags strapped to their left arms, clamouring for mysterious crackling documents, much fastened with pins.
I expected momentarily the inrush of waters that would seal our doom; but presently from below came the welcome word that all was well.
She felt something like shame and remorse when she discovered that the sunrises behind the firs and the pale pink buds opening in the garden gave her the old inrush of gladness when she saw them--that Diana's visits were pleasant to her and that Diana's merry words and ways moved her to laughter and smiles--that, in brief, the beautiful world of blossom and love and friendship had lost none of its power to please her fancy and thrill her heart, that life still called to her with many insistent voices.
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They may also need to make sure their AC-powered products operate properly when they encounter voltage fluctuations, extreme inrush current and transient spikes from today's overburdened power grid.
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The principal advantage of such a system is that with a limited inrush current, the size of the input capacitor can be dramatically reduced -- or even eliminated in some lower current applications.
The 1000W 6U version has a standard input filter and the 800W 6U version has an advanced filter that also provides input transient suppression, reverse polarity protection, inrush current limit and surge protection.
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