inlet

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈɪnlət/

US:USA pronuncation: IPAUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈɪnlɛt, -lɪt/

US:USA pronunciation: respellingUSA pronunciation: respelling(n. inlet, -lit; v. inlet′, in let)



Inflections of 'inlet' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
inlets
v 3rd person singular
inletting
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
inlet
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
inlet
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."
WordReference English Collocations © 2020

inlet

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. a [narrow, long, shallow] inlet
  2. the inlet of the [sea, river, lake]
  3. the [river] inlet
  4. a [drainage, pipe, power, fuel] inlet
  5. the [boat, barge] navigated [into, out of] the inlet
  6. passed through the inlet between
  7. [bathing, sunbathing] at the inlet
  8. [dirt, gravel, blockages] in the engine inlet
n as adj
  1. an inlet [pipe, valve]
v
  1. inlet a [rifle stock, gunstock]
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