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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 in·let /ˈɪnˌlɛt, lət/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 in·let /ˈɪnˌlɛt, lət/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 In·let n.
 1. A passage by which an inclosed place may be entered; a place of ingress; entrance; especially, a narrow waterway leading into a harbor.
    Doors and windows, inlets of men and of light.   --Sir H. Wotton.
 2. A bay or recess, as in the shore of a sea, lake, or large river; a narrow strip of water running into the land or between islands.
 3. That which is let in or inlaid; an inserted material.
 Note:Inlet is also used adjectively, as in inlet pipe, inlet valve, etc.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : an arm off of a larger body of water (often between rocky
          headlands) [syn: recess]