inrush

noun
in·​rush | \ˈin-ˌrəsh \

Definition of inrush 

: a crowding or flooding in

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Synonyms & Antonyms for inrush

Synonyms

affluence, flux, income, inflow, influx, inpouring

Antonyms

outflow, outpouring

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Examples of inrush in a Sentence

a sudden inrush of water a sudden inrush of air blew my hair back

First Known Use of inrush

1817, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of inrush was in 1817

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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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