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Definition of Inlet


  1. A passage by which an inclosed place may be entered; a place of ingress; entrance.
  2. 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.
  3. That which is let in or inland; an inserted material.

Inlet Quotations

There are joys which long to be ours. God sends ten thousands truths, which come about us like birds seeking inlet; but we are shut up to them, and so they bring us nothing, but sit and sing awhile upon the roof, and then fly away.
Henry Ward Beecher

Each one of us is an outlet to God and an inlet to God.
Ernest Holmes

The wings are moved several times by hand to charge the crank chamber with mixture, which flows on through the external pipe and inlet valve to the compression space and cylinder.
Lawrence Hargrave

Before I liked to write, I liked to type. I remember visiting my grandmother Adele in Ponce Inlet, Florida, when I was three years old, and she had an IBM electric typewriter.
Gabrielle Zevin

Idleness is an inlet to disorder, and makes way for licentiousness. People who have nothing to do are quickly tired of their own company.
Jeremy Collier
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Inlet Translations

inlet in Dutch is fjord
inlet in Portuguese is entrada
inlet in Swedish is vik, inlopp