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inrush

[ in-ruhsh ]
/ ˈɪnˌrʌʃ /
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noun
a rushing or pouring in.
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Origin of inrush

First recorded in 1810–20; in-1 + rush1

OTHER WORDS FROM inrush

inrushing, noun, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for inrush

inrush
/ (ˈɪnˌrʌʃ) /

noun
a sudden usually overwhelming inward flow or rush; influx

Derived forms of inrush

inrushing, noun, adjective
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