Inrush In"rush`, n. A rush inwards; as, the inrush of the tide. --G. Eliot. [1913 Webster]

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  • Inrush — In*rush , v. i. To rush in. [Obs.] Holland. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • inrush — index inflow Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • inrush — ► NOUN ▪ a sudden inward rush or flow. DERIVATIVES inrushing adjective & noun …   English terms dictionary

  • inrush — [in′rush΄] n. a rushing in; inflow; influx …   English World dictionary

  • inrush — noun A crowding or flooding in. As we swung around, the full force of the current caught us and drove the stern against the rocks; there was a thud which sent a tremor through the whole craft, and then a moment of nasty grinding as the steel hull …   Wiktionary

  • inrush — in|rush [ˈınrʌʃ] n [C usually singular] a sudden flow of something that enters a place ▪ The inrush of fresh air filled the room …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • inrush — /ˈɪnrʌʃ/ (say inrush) noun a rushing in; an influx. –inrushing, noun –inrushing, adjective …   Australian English dictionary

  • inrush — noun Date: 1817 a crowding or flooding in …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • inrush — inrushing, n., adj. /in rush /, n. a rushing or pouring in. [1810 20; IN 1 + RUSH1] * * * …   Universalium

  • inrush — Synonyms and related words: affluence, afflux, affluxion, air current, crosscurrent, current, current of air, downdraft, draft, fall wind, flow in, flow of air, following wind, head wind, indraft, indrawing, inflood, inflooding, inflow, influx,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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