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inrush

inrush

noun in·rush \ˈin-ˌrəsh\

: a fast inward flow or movement into a place

Full Definition of INRUSH

:  a crowding or flooding in

Examples of INRUSH

  1. a sudden inrush of water
  2. <a sudden inrush of air blew my hair back>

First Known Use of INRUSH

1817

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