Inlet

In"let

(?), n. 1. A passage by which an inclosed place may be entered; a place of ingress; entrance; especially, a narrow waterway leading into a harbor.
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Doors and windows, inlets of men and of light.
Sir H. Wotton.
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2. 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.
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3. That which is let in or inlaid; an inserted material.
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Inlet is also used adjectively, as in inlet pipe, inlet valve, etc.
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