something that flows in; influx.

Origin of inflow

First recorded in 1645–55; in-1 + flow Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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something, such as a liquid or gas, that flows in
the amount or rate of flowing in
Also called: inflowing the act of flowing in; influx
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Word Origin and History for inflow

1839, from in + flow (n.).

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