Indraught

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Indraught A draught of air or flow of water setting inward.
    • Indraught An opening from the sea into the land; an inlet.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Indraught in′dräft a drawing of something, as air, into a place.
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Usage

In literature:

There was a strong indraught of a knot an hour into Spencer's Gulf.
"Discoveries in Australia, Volume 2" by John Lort Stokes
The force of the indraught is enormous, and none but strong men can withstand it.
"The Art of Travel" by Francis Galton
A kind of vortex is formed, and there is a constant and powerful indraught through the funnels.
"Occult Chemistry" by Annie Besant and Charles W. Leadbeater
This indraught was probably the cause of what happened to us.
"Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin" by Benjamin Franklin
This indraught was probably the cause of what happened to us.
"Franklin's Autobiography" by Benjamin Franklin
The indraught of the living larva is astonishing.
"Through a Microscope" by Samuel Wells
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