Meaning of INCOMING in English

INCOMING

adjective

COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES

incoming/outgoing calls (= coming into or going out of a place )

You have to dial 9 first to make an outgoing call.

the incoming tide

The box was carried upstream on the incoming tide.

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ NOUN

call

It wasn't permitted to take incoming calls on the pay phone in the hallway of the hotel.

Just how many incoming calls will be blocked?

As some one who hates being pestered by incoming calls , I no longer see the point of a cellular phone.

She took only incoming calls from Sheila.

If you leave the fax software running, waiting to answer incoming calls , you can't use the data modem as well.

Odyssey also comes with host mode which means you can set your computer to wait for incoming calls .

government

So, how many policies were reversed by the incoming government , and which policies and areas of policy were left untouched?

In 1979, he said, the incoming government had felt the unemployment figures were too high.

The incoming government should give them their marching orders.

Its credibility suffered: incoming governments often changed its Director-General - it had six in 10 years.

And not until mid-1993 will any incoming government get a chance to tinker with the existing composition of the Board of Governors.

And an incoming government must encourage industry to use reclaimed materials - and back its drive with financial incentives if necessary.

mail

Mail for guests in residence Any incoming mail for guests should be sorted and placed in the letter rack.

Each neuron is a node where thousands of wires converge, where incoming mail is digested and sometimes turned into outgoing mail.

Most programs can filter incoming mail into designated mailboxes, either as it arrives or afterwards.

I would only trash incoming mail from obvious opponents and obvious loonies.

missile

Their armour provides excellent protection from incoming missile fire.

president

The incoming president begins to distance himself from a person he recently described as a moral and intellectual giant.

Mr Bush is unlikely to restore it, unless Jean-Bertrand Aristide, the incoming president , embarks on reform.

student

When the program began, Brown recalled, 700 incoming students had opted for a major in engineering.

These figures would rise over the next eight years until all incoming students would be expected to have completed 16 academic credits.

tide

The noise of the incoming tide had interrupted their games on the sand further out in the estuary.

They write themselves, the way an incoming tide seeks its own level.

But once she was alone with her knitting depression crept up on Leonora like an incoming tide .

It was swamped by the incoming tide and sank at about 5am yesterday.

She guessed they'd come about twenty yards inland; she could still hear the sigh and fall of the incoming tide .

The striking of the half hour alerted me to the incoming tide of darkness.

When the track splits at a sign warning of incoming tides , take the left fork towards the shore.

EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

All incoming flights are being delayed by fog.

The crash occurred when a freight train collided with an incoming passenger train.

Women made up 40% of the incoming freshman class this year.

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

Clearly, incoming coal supplies and outgoing cloth could be easily transported.

Disknet gives the user no other choice than to stick to a routine of checking each incoming diskette for viruses.

Each neuron is a node where thousands of wires converge, where incoming mail is digested and sometimes turned into outgoing mail.

Rod Carew would insert a big chew to tighten his face and help him focus on an incoming pitch.

Sophomore Marvin Powell will have a chance to get a head start at fullback over incoming freshman Ted Iacenda.

The incoming Conservative government was determined to reduce this.

The noise of the incoming tide had interrupted their games on the sand further out in the estuary.

The year after I was graduated, they built a whole new high school to handle the incoming hordes.

Longman DOCE5 Extras English vocabulary.      Дополнительный английский словарь Longman DOCE5.