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Webster 1913 Edition


Incoming

In′comˊing

,
Adj.
1.
Coming in; accruing.
A full
incoming
profit on the product of his labor.
Burke.
2.
Coming in, succeeding, or following, as occupant or possessor;
as, in
incoming
tenant
.

In′comˊing

,
Noun.
1.
The act of coming in; arrival.
The
incomings
and outgoings of the trains.
Dickens.
2.
Income; gain.
[R.]
Many
incomings
are subject to great fluctuations.
Tooke.

Webster 1828 Edition


Incoming

IN'COMING

,
Adj.
Coming in.

IN'COMING

,
Noun.
[in and come.] Income; gain.
Many incomings are subject to great fluctuations.

Definition 2022


incoming

incoming

English

Adjective

incoming (not comparable)

  1. Coming (or about to come) in.
    • 2013 July-August, Fenella Saunders, Tiny Lenses See the Big Picture”, in American Scientist:
      The single-imaging optic of the mammalian eye offers some distinct visual advantages. Such lenses can take in photons from a wide range of angles, increasing light sensitivity. They also have high spatial resolution, resolving incoming images in minute detail.
    Incoming tides cause a tidal bore in many rivers.
  2. Succeeding to an office.
    The incoming prime minister gave a press conference.

Antonyms

Translations

Noun

incoming (plural incomings)

  1. The act of coming in; arrival

Interjection

incoming!

  1. (military) a warning that something is coming towards you; especially enemy artillery fire

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