[ in-kur-uhnt, -kuhr- ]
/ ɪnˈkɜr ənt, -ˈkʌr- /
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carrying or relating to an inward current.
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Example sentences from the Web for incurrent
The sides are fluted with deep furrows which contain the small incurrent apertures.
Its food consists of microscopic organisms which are taken in through the incurrent siphon.
British Dictionary definitions for incurrent
/ (ɪnˈkʌrənt) /
(of anatomical ducts, tubes, channels, etc) having an inward flow
flowing or running in an inward direction
Word Origin for incurrent
C16: from Latin incurrēns running into; see incur
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