from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Going; entering, as upon an office or a possession.
  • n. The act of going in; entrance.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Going in; entering: opposed to outgoing: as, an ingoing tenant.
  • n. The act of entering; entrance.


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  • Now perhaps he gave the Lacedaemonians this stroke, as directly falling under his pen; but the city of Corinth, which was wholly out of the course of his story, he has brought in-going out of his way (as they say) to fasten upon it — and has bespattered it with a most filthy crime and most shameful calumny.

    Essays and Miscellanies

  • Casualties caused being estimated to be at least fifty; four direct hits were obtained on a party at 7.15 P.M., and on one occasion an out-going party was seen to have a free fight with an in-going party to gain possession of a sunken track or trench in Q. 6.a. Total hostile infantry seen by Divisional O.P. on the 6th reached the high number of 1126. '

    Q.6.a and Other places Recollections of 1916, 1917 and 1918

  • He dumps it there on the sidewalk near the places for in-going and out-going baggage.

    The Strange Adventures of Mr. Middleton

  • I threw myself into the thick of the in-going flow, and with my feet trampled upon by passing ponies; now knocking against a human being, now face to face with a bull, I finally managed to get inside.

    Corea or Cho-sen The Land of the Morning Calm

  • It is perfectly true, but of course not very "in-going," and whatever reading I then gave any of them had not left very much impression on my mind, when recently, and for the purpose of the present work, I took them up again, and the _Histoire_ as well.

    A History of the French Novel, Vol. 1 From the Beginning to 1800

  • When a nerve is acted on by a stimulus, the impression wave is transmitted along the in-going nerve to the ganglion; here, the stimulus is transferred to the out-going nerve, which, going to the muscle, causes it to contract.

    The Dawn of Reason or, Mental Traits in the Lower Animals

  • Soon they began to feel the influence of the in-going wave.

    The Lonely Island The Refuge of the Mutineers

  • And over and over again he repeated the words, "His children;" his voice falling lower and lower each time, until at length his eyes closed, and his in-going thought found no longer an utterance.

    True Riches Or, Wealth Without Wings

  • The £5,000 in-going cost is put towards training and cash-flow.

    Rss news feed for Morning Advertiser

  • The tenancy in-going amounts are circa £49,000, to include a deposit (3 months of base rent), stock, glassware and loose goods, brokers and legal fees, rent (1 month in advance), licensing, inventory and working capital.

    Rss news feed for Morning Advertiser


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