HyperDic: inlet

English > 2 senses of the word inlet:
NOUNobjectinlet, recessan arm off of a larger / larger body of water (often between rocky headlands)
artifactinlet, intakean opening through which fluid is admitted to a tube or container
inlet > pronunciation
Soundsih'nleh.t
Rhymesabet ... yet: 108 rhymes with eht...
English > inlet: 2 senses > noun 1, object
MeaningAn arm off of a larger / larger body of water (often between rocky headlands).
Synonymrecess
InstancesBristol ChannelAn inlet of the Atlantic Ocean between southern Wales and southwestern England
Saronic Gulf, Gulf of AeginaA gulf of the Aegean on the southeastern coast of Greece
White SeaA large inlet of the Barents Sea in the northwestern part of European Russia
Zuider ZeeA former inlet of the North Sea in the northern coast of the Netherlands
Part oflakeA body of (usually fresh) water surrounded by land
seaA division of an ocean or a large body of salt water partially enclosed by land
NarrowercoveA small inlet
fjord, fiordA long narrow inlet of the sea between steep cliffs
lochA long narrow inlet of the sea in Scotland (especially when it is nearly landlocked)
Broaderbody of water, waterThe part of the earth's surface covered with water (such as a river or lake or ocean)
Spanishabra, bahía, cala, ensenada, rada, seno
Catalanancó, ansa, badia, cala, rada, si
English > inlet: 2 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningAn opening through which fluid is admitted to a tube or container.
Synonymintake
Narrowerair hornair intake of a carburetor
siamese, siamese connectionAn inlet with two or more couplings to which a hose can be attached so that fire engines can pump water into the sprinkler system of a building
BroaderopeningA vacant or unobstructed space that is man-made
Spanishtoma
Catalanpresa

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