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 classic literature ?
As the inrush of birds continued, their wings beating against the crackling rushes, Lady Arabella grew pale, and almost fainted.
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.
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.
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.
These free radicals also trigger an inrush of immune cells and chemicals meant to fight infection that, researchers said, instead kill normal cells and cause diabetic skin ulcers that can take twice as long to heal as in healthy animals.
Various subsystem parameters, such as inrush current, power factor, DC current content, and phase imbalance, would produce an adverse effect on an aircraft power system if not restricted as specified.
Reportedly, the blaze is chiefly burning in the Iraqi part of the wetland and any occasional inrush through canebrakes of Khuzestan has been immediately extinguished by the Iranian side.
Thirteen men were killed when an inrush of peat and bog from surface marshland entered the workings and 116 others were entombed underground.
The NBM incorporates hot-swap and inrush current limiting.