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Definition 1: an opening through which fluid is admitted to a tube or container - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for inlet in the sense of this definition

(inlet is a kind of ...) a vacant or unobstructed space that is man-made

"they left a small opening for the cat at the bottom of the door"

(... is a kind of inlet ) air intake of a carburetor

(... is a kind of inlet ) an inlet with two or more couplings to which a hose can be attached so that fire engines can pump water into the sprinkler system of a building

Definition 2: an arm off of a larger body of water (often between rocky headlands) - [noun denoting object]

Synonyms for inlet in the sense of this definition

(inlet is a kind of ...) the part of the earth's surface covered with water (such as a river or lake or ocean)

"they invaded our territorial waters" "they were sitting by the water's edge"

(... is a kind of inlet ) a long narrow inlet of the sea in Scotland (especially when it is nearly landlocked)

(... is a kind of inlet ) a long narrow inlet of the sea between steep cliffs; common in Norway

(... is a kind of inlet ) a small inlet

(... is an instance of inlet) an inlet of the Atlantic Ocean between southern Wales and southwestern England

(... is an instance of inlet) a gulf of the Aegean on the southeastern coast of Greece

(... is an instance of inlet) a large inlet of the Barents Sea in the northwestern part of European Russia

(... is an instance of inlet) a former inlet of the North Sea in the northern coast of the Netherlands; sealed off from the sea in 1932 by a dam that created the IJsselmeer

(... is part of inlet) a body of (usually fresh) water surrounded by land

(... is part of inlet) a division of an ocean or a large body of salt water partially enclosed by land

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