- the act of coming in; arrival; advent: the incoming of spring.
- Usually incomings. funds received; revenue.
Origin of incoming
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Examples from the Web for incoming
“The incoming Republican majority in the Senate was built on opposition to executive amnesty,” said Holler.The Coming GOP Freakout Over Immigration
November 20, 2014
Hutchinson, the incoming governor, has said he needs time to decide what his position is on the plan.Arkansas’s Blue Collar Social Conservatives Don’t Know What’s Coming
November 10, 2014
At times, the incoming Reagan administration seemed to blame the victims.Bringing El Salvador Nun Killers to Justice
November 10, 2014
More than 40 percent of incoming freshman said that a campus visit and social activities affected their choice.The Daily Beast College Rankings Methodology
November 5, 2014
That morning, Israeli Air Force launched Operation Pillar of Defense in response to hundreds of incoming rockets from Gaza.
The pilot of the incoming plane was there, too, and the radio man.
Every entry will be closely watched for the incoming cargo of whisky.The Law-Breakers
For a while I puzzled over the significance of this outgoing and incoming.Tales of Fishes
"That's only the smoke from some incoming steamer," returned Ben.Dave Porter At Bear Camp
Susy, I just believe you saw his live, shining face on an incoming wave!Janet of the Dunes</p>
Harriet T. Comstock
- coming in; entering
- about to come into office; succeeding
- (of interest, dividends, etc) being received; accruing
- the act of coming in; entrance
- (usually plural) income or revenue
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Word Origin and History for incoming
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