verb (used with object), in·let, in·let·ting.
Examples from the Web for inlet
In an inlet north of Pensacola Beach, his crew sighted more tar balls.
One after another of the summer residents disappeared in the inlet, and Tess was waiting for the hill-house people also to leave.Tess of the Storm Country|Grace Miller White
The Ghost, turning her head toward the inlet, ran straight for the breakers.
The harbour of Sebastopol is an inlet about four miles long, and from half to three-quarters of a mile wide.Battles of English History|H. B. (Hereford Brooke) George
This vent must have a diameter at least equal to the inlet pipe of the holder.
You must take to the inlet here, and swim up it until you come to the mouth of the brook yonder in the forest.Prisoners of Hope|Mary Johnston
British Dictionary definitions for inlet
- a passage, valve, or part through which a substance, esp a fluid, enters a device or machine
- (as modifier)an inlet valve