incurrent

adjective
in·​cur·​rent | \ in-ˈkər-ənt How to pronounce incurrent (audio) , -ˈkə-rənt \

Definition of incurrent

: giving passage to a current that flows inward

First Known Use of incurrent

circa 1856, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for incurrent

Latin incurrent-, incurrens, present participle of incurrere

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“Incurrent.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/incurrent. Accessed 20 Jun. 2021.

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