Intromitting
Intromit In`tro*mit", v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Intromitted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Intromitting}.] [L. intromittere, intromissum; intro- within + mittere to send.] [1913 Webster] 1. To send in or put in; to insert or introduce. --Greenhill. [1913 Webster]

2. To allow to pass in; to admit. [1913 Webster]

Glass in the window intromits light, without cold. --Holder. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • intromitting — v. put in, send in, insert; admit …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Intromit — In tro*mit , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Intromitted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Intromitting}.] [L. intromittere, intromissum; intro within + mittere to send.] [1913 Webster] 1. To send in or put in; to insert or introduce. Greenhill. [1913 Webster] 2. To allow …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Intromitted — Intromit In tro*mit , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Intromitted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Intromitting}.] [L. intromittere, intromissum; intro within + mittere to send.] [1913 Webster] 1. To send in or put in; to insert or introduce. Greenhill. [1913 Webster] 2 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • intromission — noun Etymology: French, from Middle French, from Medieval Latin intromission , intromissio, from Latin intromittere Date: 1601 the act or process of intromitting; especially the insertion or period of insertion of the penis in the vagina in… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • intromission — in·tro·mis·sion (ĭn trə mĭshʹən) n. The act or process of intromitting; introduction or admission.   [Medieval Latin intrōmissiō, intrōmissiōn , usurpation, from Latin intrōmissus, past participle of intrōmittere, to intromit. See intromit.]   in …   Universalium

  • intromit — intromissibility /in treuh mis euh bil i tee/, n. intromissible, adj. intromission /in treuh mish euhn/, n. intromissive, adj. intromittent, adj. intromitter, n. /in treuh mit /, v.t., intromitted, intro …   Universalium

  • intromit — /ˈɪntroʊmɪt/ (say introhmit) verb (t) (intromitted, intromitting) insert or admit. {Latin intromittere, to send into} –intromitter, noun …   Australian English dictionary

  • intromit — [in΄trōmit′, in΄trəmit′] vt. intromitted, intromitting [L intromittere < intro , INTRO + mittere, to send: see MISSION] 1. to cause to enter; put in; insert 2. to allow to enter; admit intromission [in΄trōmish ən, in΄trəmish′ən] n.… …   English World dictionary

  • intromit — v.tr. (intromitted, intromitting) 1 archaic (foll. by into) let in, admit. 2 insert. Derivatives: intromission n. intromittent adj. Etymology: L intromittere intromiss introduce (as INTRO , mittere send) …   Useful english dictionary

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