Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The act or process of flowing in or into: an inflow of water; an inflow of information.
  • n. Something that flows in or into: a lake fed by a freshwater inflow.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The act or process of flowing in or into
  • n. Anything which flows in or into
  • v. To flow in.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • intransitive v. To flow in.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The act of flowing in or into; that which flows in; influx.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the process of flowing in

Etymologies

in- +‎ flow (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • But given the state of the economy, big bucks are not on the horizon, and any idea for improving the medium that relies on a huge monetary inflow is dead on arrival.

    Our critic's TV bailout plan promises to pay off in quality

  • Over the past sixty or seventy years, rainfall has varied by 17%, population has risen 340%, the storage capacity of dams has increased by 390%, the area under irrigation has risen by 290%, the lake inflow from the Lerma river has decreased by 79% and the amount of water extracted from the lake (excluding evaporation) has decreased (Yes! decreased) by 89%.

    Lake Chapala: a review of "The Lerma-Lake Chapala watershed: evaluation and management"

  • He said that GEAR was nevertheless contributing towards the economy's improved competitiveness by encouraging a huge short-term inflow of capital, enhancing the competitiveness of South African businesses and indirectly encouraging the unbundling of the major conglomerates via the partial rlaxation of exchange controls.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • John Cuming of Delta said there were positive indications as reflected in the short term inflow of foreign capital and the stability of the rand.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • The developed countries would then have less difficulty in giving financial aid to the third world; and, what in my opinion is even more important, they could much more readily accept the inflow from the third world of their labour-intensive products.

    James E. Meade - Prize Lecture

  • During the past ten years there has been a certain inflow of foreign born doctors into Canada, a number of whom are well established in practice and rendering first class service.

    You and Your Doctor

  • March's net long-term inflow was roughly three times the $47.1 billion inflow in February and shattered a previous record set in May 2007.

    Latest news _ Budapest Business Journal _ BBJ_online

  • US TIC data show $63. 3bn net long term inflow in Dec

    FXstreet.com

  • US TIC data show $63. 3bn net long term inflow in Dec. That represents still strong demand for US financial assets, despite some official sales

    FXstreet.com

  • US TIC data show $63. 3bn net long term inflow in Dec Wed, Feb 17 2010, 06: 15 GMT by Westpac Institutional Bank Team

    FXstreet.com

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