What does inflow mean?

Definitions for inflowˈɪnˌfloʊ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. inflow, influx(noun)

    the process of flowing in


  1. inflow(Noun)

    The act or process of flowing in or into

  2. inflow(Noun)

    Anything which flows in or into

    The inflow of air

Webster Dictionary

  1. Inflow(verb)

    to flow in


  1. Inflow

    In hydrology, the inflow of a body of water is the source of the water in the body of water. It can also refer to the average volume of incoming water in unit time. It is contrasted with outflow. Outflow is the amount of water that leaves the country. Inflow is mostly used when referring to rivers, and the amount of water in units that enters the country. All bodies of water have multiple inflows, but often, one inflow may predominate and be the largest source of water. However, in many cases, no single inflow will predominate and there will be multiple primary inflows. For a lake, the inflow may be a river or stream that literally flows into the lake. Inflow may also be, strictly speaking, not flows, but rather precipitation, like rain. Inflow can also be used to refer to groundwater recharge.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Inflow

    in′flō, n. the act of flowing in or into, influx.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of inflow in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of inflow in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Ole Christian Bech-Moen:

    If the inflow is lowered then that transition path may need to be revised.

  2. Han Jun:

    It's ridiculous. It's impossible, that China still maintains a huge capital inflow.

  3. Sergey Shapkhaev:

    Microorganisms also play a vital role in 'cleaning up' the lake’s water after the inflow of rivers, a reduction in their numbers might affect the water quality.

  4. Ole Christian Bech-Moen:

    We have steadily decreased our overweight to Europe by using the inflow to the fund in buying other regions, if the inflow is lowered then that transition path may need to be revised.

  5. Fingerprint Cards:

    FPC has seen a strong sequential increase of order inflow and a continued increased interest from smartphone manufacturers in integrating the company's touch fingerprint sensors during the last months.

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