inrush

noun
in·​rush | \ ˈin-ˌrəsh How to pronounce inrush (audio) \

Definition of inrush

: a crowding or flooding in

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Examples of inrush in a Sentence

a sudden inrush of water a sudden inrush of air blew my hair back
Recent Examples on the Web The Pakistanis’ worry is not just a new inrush of refugees, but the risk of the Taliban advances emboldening anti-Pakistan groups to mount cross-border attacks. Ned Temko, The Christian Science Monitor, 16 July 2021

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First Known Use of inrush

1817, in the meaning defined above

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“Inrush.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/inrush. Accessed 7 Dec. 2021.

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inrush

noun

English Language Learners Definition of inrush

: a fast inward flow or movement into a place

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