Definition of inlet:
corner, inhalation, aspiration, recess, breathing in, gateway, adit, intake, approach, territory, access, entry, admission, admittance, channel, recession, deferral, bight, ingress, niche, doorway, penetration, ingestion, accession, consumption, break, respite, time out, introduction, inspiration, uptake.
- body of water (part of speech: noun)
- opening (part of speech: noun)
" A British company has had in contemplation for some time the construction of a railroad from the head of navigation on Taku Inlet, near Juneau, to Teslin, or Aklene Lake, and thence down some small rivers to the Yukon and the mines.- "All about the Klondyke gold mines", J. Armoy Knox J. G. Pratt.
- "Common Diseases of Farm Animals", R. A. Craig, D. V. M..
The sun was already high up, when, as he approached the small inlet between the German Ocean and Nissumfiord, he happened to look back, and perceived at a considerable distance two people on horseback, and others following on foot: they were evidently making great haste, but it was nothing to him.- "The Sand-Hills of Jutland", Hans Christian Andersen.