inlet inlet  /ˈɪn ˌlɛt/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) an arm off of a larger body of water (often between rocky headlands)
  2. (n) an opening through which fluid is admitted to a tube or container

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. By redesigning their engine's inlet to allow it to gulp air at supersonic speeds, they were also able to eliminate the excessive temperatures and pressures.
  2. Two years ago, the waterfront along Vancouver's False Creek, a narrow inlet off the city's main harbor, was covered with rusting railroad tracks and a few ramshackle factories.
  3. What most people aren't allowed to see is what happens afterward, when the ones that didn't make the cut are moved to the next rockbound inlet over and stabbed to death by fishermen.

News

  1. Zap ugliness: Hide those power outlets with Inlet covers

    Inlet is a three-plug outlet cover with a customizable faceplate. (Credit: Kickstarter) Isn't it strange that we still use household power outlets that were popularized about a century ago? How much longer do we have to put up with this antiquated, multi-prong mess of spaghetti wires? Well, 120-volt AC power outlets aren't going away anytime soon, but here's an idea that can make them less ugly ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: CNET

  2. Goldsmith Inlet requests expected soon

    Southold Town is months away from having a set of recommendations to help mitigate pollution in Goldsmith Inlet, according to Southold Town planner Mark Terry. Testing of Autumn Pond in Peconic, which is connected to the inlet by a drainpipe, has become a point of concern since DNA testing of turned up traces of human [...]
    on June 11, 2013     Source: The Suffolk Times

  3. Lottery ticket worth $250k sold in Murrells Inlet

    MURRELLS INLET, SC (WMBF) – A Mega Millions lottery ticket worth $250,000 was sold at a Piggly Wiggly in Murrells Inlet last week. The ticket, sold at the Piggly Wiggly on the Highway 17 bypass, matched
    on June 10, 2013     Source: WMBF News Myrtle Beach

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Quotes

  1. "Listing more than 3,000 square miles of Cook Inlet as critical habitat would do little to help grow the beluga population, but it would devastate economic opportunities in the region," Parnell, a Republican, said in a statement.
    on Dec 1, 2009 By: Sean Parnell Source: Reuters

  2. "I am especially concerned that an unnecessary federal listing and designation of critical habitat would do serious long-term damage to the vibrant economy of the Cook Inlet area," Palin said. "Hundreds of thousands of people who live in this...
    on Aug 8, 2007 By: Sarah Palin Source: All American Patriots (press release)

  3. "I don't think there's a shortage of beluga whales," Young said. "There's just a shortage of beluga whales coming into the Inlet."
    on Apr 19, 2007 By: Don Young Source: Belleville News-Democrat

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