Meaning of INLET in English


n. /in"let, -lit/ ; v. /in"let', in let"/ , n. , v. , inlet, inletting .


1. an indentation of a shoreline, usually long and narrow; small bay or arm.

2. a narrow passage between islands.

3. a place of admission; entrance.

4. something put in or inserted.


5. to put in; insert.

[ 1250-1300; ME; see IN, LET 1 ]

Random House Webster's Unabridged English dictionary.      Полный английский словарь Вебстер - Random House .