Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun inlet

2 senses of inlet

Sense 1
inlet, recess -- (an arm off of a larger body of water (often between rocky headlands))
       => body of water, water -- (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")

Sense 2
intake, inlet -- (an opening through which fluid is admitted to a tube or container)
       => opening -- (a vacant or unobstructed space that is man-made; "they left a small opening for the cat at the bottom of the door")

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