Inlet

Definition of Inlet

In´let
n.1.A passage by which an inclosed place may be entered; a place of ingress; entrance;
Doors and windows, inlets of men and of light.
- Sir H. Wotton.
2.A bay or recess, as in the shore of a sea, lake, or large river; a narrow strip of water running into the land or between islands.
3.That which is let in or inlaid; an inserted material.

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