an arm off of a larger body of water (often between rocky headlands)
an opening through which fluid is admitted to a tube or container
a passage by which an inclosed place may be entered; a place of ingress; entrance
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
that which is let in or inland; an inserted material
An inlet often leading to an enclosed body of water, such as a sound, bay, lagoon, or marsh. In sea coasts, an inlet usually refers to the actual connection between a bay and the ocean and is often called an "entrance" or a recession in the shore of a sea, lake, or river. A certain kind of inlet created by glaciation is a fjord, typically but not always in mountainous coastlines and also in montane lakes. Complexes of large inlets or fjords may be called sounds, e.g., Puget Sound, Howe Sound, Karmsund. Some fjord-type inlets are called canals, e.g., Portland Canal, Lynn Canal, Hood Canal, and some are channels, e.g., Dean Channel and Douglas Channel.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
in′let, n. a passage by which one is let in: place of ingress: a small bay.
The numerical value of Inlet in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of Inlet in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
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