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Topic: GEOLOGY

Date: 1200-1300
Origin: Because it lets water in

inlet

noun
     
in‧let [countable]
1DNSG a narrow area of water that reaches from the sea or a lake into the land:
There are several sheltered inlets along the coast.
2T the part of a machine through which liquid or gas flows in [≠ outlet]:
a fuel inlet
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