inrush

[in-ruhsh]
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Origin of inrush

First recorded in 1810–20; in-1 + rush1
Related formsin·rush·ing, noun, adjective
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inrush

noun
  1. a sudden usually overwhelming inward flow or rush; influx
Derived Formsinrushing, noun, adjective
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