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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Inlet  \In"let\,  n. 
  1.  A  passage  by  which  an  inclosed  place  may  be  entered;  a 
  place  of  ingress;  entrance. 
 
  Doors  and  windows,inlets  of  men  and  of  light.  --Sir 
  H.  Wotton. 
 
  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. 
 
  Note:  Inlet  is  also  usewd  adjectively,as  in  inlet  pipe,  inlet 
  valve,  etc 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  inlet 
  n  :  a  small  arm  off  of  a  larger  body  of  water  (often  between 
  rocky  headlands)  [syn:  {cove},  {recess}] 
 
  From  U.S.  Gazetteer  (1990)  [gazetteer]: 
 
  Inlet,  NY 
  Zip  code(s):  13360 




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