inrush

inrush
inrush NOUN a sudden inward rush or flow.
DERIVATIVES inrushing adjective & noun.

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  • Inrush — In rush , n. A rush inwards; as, the inrush of the tide. G. Eliot. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Inrush — In*rush , v. i. To rush in. [Obs.] Holland. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • inrush — index inflow Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • inrush — [in′rush΄] n. a rushing in; inflow; influx …   English World dictionary

  • inrush — noun A crowding or flooding in. As we swung around, the full force of the current caught us and drove the stern against the rocks; there was a thud which sent a tremor through the whole craft, and then a moment of nasty grinding as the steel hull …   Wiktionary

  • inrush — in|rush [ˈınrʌʃ] n [C usually singular] a sudden flow of something that enters a place ▪ The inrush of fresh air filled the room …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • inrush — /ˈɪnrʌʃ/ (say inrush) noun a rushing in; an influx. –inrushing, noun –inrushing, adjective …  

  • Inrush current — or input surge current refers to the maximum, instantaneous input current drawn by an electrical device when first turned on. For example, incandescent light bulbs have high inrush currents until their filaments warm up and their resistance… …   Wikipedia

  • Inrush current limiter — An inrush current limiter is a component used to limit inrush current. Negative temperature coefficient (NTC) thermistors and fixed resistors are often used for this. Less often, other components are also used.The inrush current limiter is placed …   Wikipedia

  • inrush — noun Date: 1817 a crowding or flooding in …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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