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Definitions for oncoming
ˈɒnˌkʌm ɪŋ, ˈɔn-on·com·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. onset, oncomingadjective

    the beginning or early stages

    "the onset of pneumonia"

  2. oncomingadjective

    moving toward one

Wiktionary

  1. oncomingnoun

    an early stage; an onset

  2. oncomingnoun

    an approach

  3. oncomingadjective

    approaching; coming closer

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of oncoming in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of oncoming in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of oncoming in a Sentence

  1. Suzi Levine:

    It's going to take a collective effort the likes of which we have not seen before, and I feel humbled to be a part of the team that will get us there, when you roll back the clock a hundred years, I suspect Frances Perkins and Frances Perkins colleagues felt similarly as Frances Perkins and her colleagues looked at the devastation, the Depression and the oncoming World War II. I think there's a lot that we can learn from then and apply now, but with a modern context and with our modern tools.

  2. Eugene:

    A supervisor strives to see the light at the end of the tunnel and hope’s it’s not the light of an oncoming train. A bigger problem is to be a supervisor on the train and find that the tunnel has not been started yet. A failing company is often referred to as a train wreck!

  3. Joel Cline:

    The three things that create a lot of rain are moisture, lift and instability [ in the atmosphere ]. We have two of these with tropical weather and the third is the lift — provided by the mountains in this case, on the slopes that are facing the oncoming winds directly — which is a very local effect — can create localized areas of heavier rain.

  4. Chicago Tribune:

    When the police arrived, Anthony Prate was taken into custody and is currently being held in CookCounty Jail without bond. Daniels grisly death has put the spotlight back on the bizarre events leading up to the death of Anthony Prate first wife, Bridget Prate, who died in 2011. CHICAGO TODDLER UNHURT AS FATHER AND ANOTHER MAN DIE IN GUNFIRE EXCHANGE In that incident, Anthony Prate claimed Anthony Prate overheard Anthony Prate wife talking to another man and said they were plotting to kill Anthony Prate. Anthony Prate dialed 911 and demanded that both Anthony Prate wife of nearly 20 years and the man she was talking to be arrested. When authorities arrived, Bridget Prate told them it had all been a big misunderstanding and the officers left. Anthony Prate was charged with first-degree murder in the Nov. 23 death of Anthony Prate girlfriend Malgorzata Daniel, a 48-year-old nurse who authorities said was stabbed 30 times in her home. ( Cook County Jail) Less than a week later, she was dead. Police found Bridgets crumpled body under the dashboard of a car that crashed while Prate was driving. Anthony Prate told the police that Anthony Prate wife had unbuckled Bridget Prate seat belt to look for Bridget Prate purse and a water bottle just seconds before Anthony Prate lost control of the vehicle, crossed over the center line, and hit an oncoming car and a tree before coming to a stop. When paramedics arrived, three bystanders had surrounded the car while Anthony Prate attempted to give mouth-to-mouth resuscitation to Anthony Prate wife. Bridget Prate didnt have a pulse and Bridget Prate wasnt breathing. One of the bystanders said Anthony Prate, who had suffered only minor injuries, looked frantic and shocked.

  5. Jesse Christenson:

    I initially thought it was a (tire) blow out. The duck boat then hit another car with a roof rack then went head on into the oncoming tour bus, the scene was pretty gruesome ... There were people in shock.

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    lacking orderly continuity
    • A. opaque
    • B. disjointed
    • C. tight
    • D. occasional

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