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A sudden rushing in; an influx.

in′rush′ing adj. & n.
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a sudden usually overwhelming inward flow or rush; influx
ˈinˌrushing n, adj
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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
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[ˈɪnrʌʃ] N [of mud, water] → tromba f; [of tourists] → afluencia f; [of foreign imports] → avalancha f
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nZustrom m; (of water)Einbruch m; there was a sudden inrush of touristsdie Touristen kamen plötzlich in Strömen
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With advanced PWM technology, the AFV-P series can deliver up to 4.5 times peak current from its rated output, which is ideal for motor-type tests of inrush current. Users can adjust the starting and ending phase angle from 0 - 360 degrees.
The NBM incorporates hot-swap and inrush current limiting.
An LTC7821-based design eliminates the inrush current typically associated with switched-capacitor circuits.
- Protection features include overcurrent protection, thermal shutdown, inrush current reduction and auto- discharge.
* Constant Voltage / Constant Current selection limits current spikes, protecting the DUT from inrush current damage
-- Integrated power up input inrush current control
When an external fault of transformer is cleared or a no-load transformer is input, the high amplitude of inrush current will be generated [1], which can lead to maloperation of differential protection.
Parameters of equivalent IM or SM (power factor, load factor, maximum and starting torques, parameters of equivalent circuit, etc.) are used to assess the effectiveness of the group of the same IM or SM, calculation of static and dynamic stability of electricity supply systems of industrial enterprises which includes IM or SM, periodic component of the inrush current, to determine residual voltage on tires of power supply during self of IM or SM and other problems.
Other electronic protection includes inrush current limiting, reverse polarity protection, output current limiting with short-circuit protection and thermal shutdown with auto-resetting.
Five electrical engineering papers propose a conversion method between left linear grammar and right linear grammar via finite automata, measure vacuum levels in MEMS packaging, detect a magnetizing inrush current in single-phase traction transformers, control the angle of DC motor output, and estimate lithium battery state-of-charge.