inrush

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in·rush

 (ĭn′rŭsh′)
n.
A sudden rushing in; an influx.

in′rush′ing adj. & n.

inrush

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

in•rush

(ˈɪnˌrʌʃ)

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

inrush

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

inrush

nZustrom m; (of water)Einbruch m; there was a sudden inrush of touristsdie Touristen kamen plötzlich in Strömen
References in periodicals archive ?
The site investigation team did not find any evidence at the mine of an assessment of inrush hazards or precautions to be taken to guard against the risk from inrushes [of water].
It is detailed and comprehensive, covering issues such as flammable coal dust; lamps and lighting; mine fires; inrushes of water, gas and other material; electricity; explosives; training and many other issues.
They say that being an experienced mine manager, he knew that approval under a scheme called Precaution Against Inrushes (PAI) would have to be given.