inlet

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n inlet an opening through which fluid is admitted to a tube or container
    • n inlet an arm off of a larger body of water (often between rocky headlands)
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Inlet A bay or recess, as in the shore of a sea, lake, or large river; a narrow strip of water running into the land or between islands.
    • Inlet A passage by which an inclosed place may be entered; a place of ingress; entrance; "Doors and windows, inlets of men and of light."
    • Inlet That which is let in or inlaid; an inserted material.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • inlet To let in; admit.
    • inlet To insert; inlay.
    • n inlet A passage or opening by which an inclosed place may be entered; place of ingress; entrance.
    • n inlet A waterway leading into a sea or lake, and forming part of it; a strip of water running from a larger body into the land; a creek; a channel.
    • n inlet Inserted material.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Inlet in′let a passage by which one is let in: place of ingress: a small bay.
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Quotations

  • Jeremy Collier
    Jeremy Collier
    “Idleness is an inlet to disorder, and makes way for licentiousness. People who have nothing to do are quickly tired of their own company.”
  • Oliver Goldsmith
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    “Our chief comforts often produce our greatest anxieties, and the increase in our possessions is but an inlet to new disquietudes.”

Usage

In literature:

I knew every point, headland, bay, and inlet, at midnight as well as noonday.
"Breaking Away" by Oliver Optic
At any rate, the port of Archangel would be one other inlet for food supplies to reach the tightly blockaded Germans.
"The History of the American Expedition Fighting the Bolsheviki" by Joel R. Moore
The entire inlet was no more than twenty feet across.
"As It Was in the Beginning" by Philip Verrill Mighels
He was reefed close and was making for the inlet, up Bay End way.
"Janet of the Dunes" by Harriet T. Comstock
The banks and little inlets of this river are cultivated with the greatest diligence.
"A Book of Discovery" by Margaret Bertha (M. B.) Synge
The bays and inlets of the coast of Maine have the bluest water dotted by the greenest islands that one can imagine.
"Ruth Fielding Down East" by Alice B. Emerson
The inlet was called "Nootka Sound," from the native name.
"Notable Voyagers" by W.H.G. Kingston and Henry Frith
Or the gale might have done much havoc in Bolderhead Inlet.
"Swept Out to Sea" by W. Bertram Foster
The view extends up the inlets, which widens out and terminates in a background of high blue mountains.
"A Boy's Voyage Round the World" by The Son of Samuel Smiles
The outcry was answered from seaward as the canoes came pouring into the inlet.
"Across the Spanish Main" by Harry Collingwood
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In poetry:

In Katsushika,
At Mama inlet
The drifting
Jewelled seaweed cutting:
Maid Tegona, I remember you.
"In Katsushika" by Yamabe no Akahito
Like sunrise when its conquering glow
Smites through the vapours cold,
Till all their ragged inlets flow
With floods of burning gold.
"Music" by Charles Harpur
For while winter is reigning within,
The inlets of pleasure we close;
Her fountain congeal'd in my sight,
And each murmuring rivulet froze.
"Absence" by Elizabeth Bath
For while the tired waves vainly breaking
Seem here no painful inch to gain,
Far back, through creeks and inlets making,
Comes silent, flooding in, the main.
"Say not the Struggle nought Availeth" by Arthur Hugh Clough
Rebuild its walls, and ev'ry breach repair —
Watch at each gate, and make each inlet fast —
Strengthen its turrets, ev'ry passage bar —
Permit no enemy to lay it waste.
"A Prayer For The Church" by Rees Prichard
So sang the shore, the long bay-scented shore,
Broken by many an isle, many an inlet bird-embosomed,
And the sea gave answer, bridally, tidally turning,
And leapt, radiant, into his rocky arms!
"The Shore’s Song To The Sea" by Cale Young Rice

In news:

One way of achieving equal flow to every exchanger is making inlet and outlet piping symmetrical .
Incumbent wants to see terminus for natural gas line in Cook Inlet Race for Senate District O: GOP candidates explain differences.
The only change is an LNG terminal at tidewater in Prince William Sound or Cook Inlet.
Light snow will continue over Cook Inlet throughout the day.
Yanko went for a swim in an area near the inlet that is known for its strong rip currents.
WILMINGTON, NC (NEWS RELEASE)-- The Coast Guard has completed the replacement of the aids to navigation in New Topsail Inlet Thursday.
The CT scan of the chest showed a 2 * 2 cm tubular air-filled structure on the right side of the thoracic inlet, posterior and lateral to the trachea (Figure 2A and B).
Mike Carson, of Jensen Beach, catches some air while kiteboarding near the south jetty at Fort Pierce Inlet on Sunday afternoon.
MV Multi-Trap® Vacuum Inlet Trap.
8th annual oyster roast in Murrells Inlet draws hundreds.
9th Annual Murrells Inlet Oyster Roast.
CNN — In mid-July this year, a roar echoed around one of the most remote inlets of northern Greenland -- and an island was born.
In mid-July this year, a roar echoed around one of the most remote inlets of northern Greenland -- and an island was born.
Task force meets, talks health of salmon in inlet .
Feds to study costs at Va's Lynnhaven Inlet .
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In science:

An open boundary condition (zero constraint) is applied at the inlet.
The camera method, or how to track numerically a deformable particle moving in a fluid network
The particle is initially positioned next to the inlet, one micron below the center line of the flow as shown on figure 13, and it is carried away in the network by the fluid.
The camera method, or how to track numerically a deformable particle moving in a fluid network
The fluid enters the network from the inlet on the left and gets out from the two outlets on the right (up and down).
The camera method, or how to track numerically a deformable particle moving in a fluid network
The particle is initially positioned near the inlet.
The camera method, or how to track numerically a deformable particle moving in a fluid network
Actually, if there are more than one pressure conditions (Neumann) at network inlets or outlets, and/or if there is any loop in the fluid domain, then the particle affects the fluid properties globally.
The camera method, or how to track numerically a deformable particle moving in a fluid network
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