inbound inbound  /ɪn ˈbaʊnd/


  • (adj) directed or moving inward or toward a center


  1. Japan's four earlier suspected swine flu cases came from travelers inbound from North America, but this new bout appears to be wholly domestic.
  2. The totals so far in 2008 are 1,033,655 loaded inbound, 595,232 loaded outbound, and 476,853 empties.
  3. Accordingly, border guard patrols with police dogs inspected trains inbound from Ukraine, detaining many Ukrainian and Georgian citizens.


  1. ABF Commitment to Supply Chain Sustainability Recognized by Inbound Logistics

    FORT SMITH, Ark., June 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- ABF ® is proud to be recognized by Inbound Logistics as a "Green 75 Supply Chain Partner" for the fourth consecutive year.  The magazine's annual ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance

  2. Wreck snarls inbound I-70 near I-470 Friday morning

    A wreck involving at least two vehicles snarls the inbound run on Interstate 70 near Interstate 470.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: KMBC-TV Kansas City

  3. All inbound lanes briefly blocked on the District's 11th Street Bridge

    All inbound lanes of the 11th Street Bridge are closed due to an accident.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: Washington Post


  1. "Obviously, Kevin had the ball and Jo tried to get it to inbound it, and I don't think there was anything that was that bad to me as a coach," Donovan said. "I've got great respect for Stallings. He and I have a good relationship. I think if...
    on Feb 19, 2007 By: Donovan Source:

  2. "This is a time when you can go out and use your knowledge," Horry said. "I have been in the league for 15 years, and you tend to read situations because you have seen situations. I can read a situation where someone might inbound the ball...
    on Apr 28, 2007 By: Robert Horry Source: Forbes

  3. "Our margin of error is very slim," Thomas said. "The little things that add up in the course of a ballgame in terms of a blockout on the foul line or mishandling an inbound possession, that ends up giving a team two or three extra points....
    on Apr 9, 2007 By: Isiah Thomas Source: Forbes

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