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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All south shore of the Burrard inlet port operations have been shut down, including rail and truck access.
We requested when he was out in the water, that he fish the river and Intracoastal (Waterway), he could go as far as the rocks and inlet.
Idleness is an inlet to disorder, and makes way for licentiousness. People who have nothing to do are quickly tired of their own company.
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