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in·let

 (ĭn′lĕt′, -lĭt)
n.
1.
a. A recess, such as a bay or cove, along a coast.
b. A stream or bay leading inland, as from the ocean; an estuary.
c. A narrow passage of water, as between two islands.
d. A drainage passage, as to a culvert.
2. An opening providing a means of entrance or intake.

[in + let.]

inlet

n
1. (Physical Geography) a narrow inland opening of the coastline
2. an entrance or opening
3. the act of letting someone or something in
4. something let in or inserted
5. (Mechanical Engineering)
a. a passage, valve, or part through which a substance, esp a fluid, enters a device or machine
b. (as modifier): an inlet valve.
vb, -lets, -letting or -let
(tr) to insert or inlay

in•let

(n. ˈɪn lɛt, -lɪt; v. ˈɪnˌlɛt, ɪnˈlɛt)

n., v. -let, -let•ting. n.
1. an indentation of a shoreline, usu. long and narrow; small bay or arm.
2. a narrow passage between islands.
3. an entrance.
4. something put in or inserted.
v.t.
5. to put in; insert.
[1560–70; in + let1]

inlet


Past participle: inlet
Gerund: inletting

Imperative
inlet
inlet
Present
I inlet
you inlet
he/she/it inlets
we inlet
you inlet
they inlet
Preterite
I inlet
you inlet
he/she/it inlet
we inlet
you inlet
they inlet
Present Continuous
I am inletting
you are inletting
he/she/it is inletting
we are inletting
you are inletting
they are inletting
Present Perfect
I have inlet
you have inlet
he/she/it has inlet
we have inlet
you have inlet
they have inlet
Past Continuous
I was inletting
you were inletting
he/she/it was inletting
we were inletting
you were inletting
they were inletting
Past Perfect
I had inlet
you had inlet
he/she/it had inlet
we had inlet
you had inlet
they had inlet
Future
I will inlet
you will inlet
he/she/it will inlet
we will inlet
you will inlet
they will inlet
Future Perfect
I will have inlet
you will have inlet
he/she/it will have inlet
we will have inlet
you will have inlet
they will have inlet
Future Continuous
I will be inletting
you will be inletting
he/she/it will be inletting
we will be inletting
you will be inletting
they will be inletting
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been inletting
you have been inletting
he/she/it has been inletting
we have been inletting
you have been inletting
they have been inletting
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been inletting
you will have been inletting
he/she/it will have been inletting
we will have been inletting
you will have been inletting
they will have been inletting
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been inletting
you had been inletting
he/she/it had been inletting
we had been inletting
you had been inletting
they had been inletting
Conditional
I would inlet
you would inlet
he/she/it would inlet
we would inlet
you would inlet
they would inlet
Past Conditional
I would have inlet
you would have inlet
he/she/it would have inlet
we would have inlet
you would have inlet
they would have inlet
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.inlet - an arm off of a larger body of water (often between rocky headlands)inlet - an arm off of a larger body of water (often between rocky headlands)
body of water, water - the part of the earth's surface covered with water (such as a river or lake or ocean); "they invaded our territorial waters"; "they were sitting by the water's edge"
cove - a small inlet
fiord, fjord - a long narrow inlet of the sea between steep cliffs; common in Norway
lake - a body of (usually fresh) water surrounded by land
loch - a long narrow inlet of the sea in Scotland (especially when it is nearly landlocked)
sea - a division of an ocean or a large body of salt water partially enclosed by land
2.inlet - an opening through which fluid is admitted to a tube or container
air horn - air intake of a carburetor
opening - a vacant or unobstructed space that is man-made; "they left a small opening for the cat at the bottom of the door"
siamese connection, siamese - an inlet with two or more couplings to which a hose can be attached so that fire engines can pump water into the sprinkler system of a building

inlet

noun
1. bay, creek, cove, passage, entrance, fjord, bight, ingress, sea loch (Scot.), arm of the sea, firth or frith (Scot.) a sheltered inlet
2. vent, opening, hole, passage, duct, flue a blocked water inlet

inlet

noun
A body of water partly enclosed by land but having a wide outlet to the sea:
Translations
شَرْم، مَدْخَل، مَنْفَذ
zátoka
vig
keskeny öböl
vík, vogur
neliels līcis
koyküçük körfez

inlet

[ˈɪnlet]
A. N
1. (Geog) → ensenada f, entrante m
2. (Tech) → admisión f, entrada f
B. CPD inlet pipe Ntubo m de entrada
inlet valve Nválvula f de admisión or entrada

inlet

[ˈɪnlət] n
(from the sea)crique f
rocky inlets → criques rocheuses
[machine] → arrivée f water inlet, air inletinlet pipe ntuyau m d'arrivée

inlet

n
(of sea)Meeresarm m; (of river)Flussarm m
(Tech) → Zuleitung f; (of ventilator)Öffnung f

inlet

:
inlet pipe
nZuleitung (→ srohr nt) f
inlet valve
nEinlassventil nt

inlet

[ˈɪnˌlɛt] n
a. (Geog) → insenatura, baia; (of sea) → braccio di mare
b. (Tech) → apertura di ammissione

inlet

(ˈinlit) noun
a small bay in the coastline of a sea, lake etc. There are several pretty inlets suitable for bathing.