Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Coming in or about to come in.
  • adjective About to assume an office or position.
  • noun The act of coming in; arrival.
  • noun Income; revenue.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Coming in as an occupant, office-holder, or the like: as, an incoming tenant; the incoming administration.
  • Coming in as the produce of labor, property, or business; accruing.
  • Ensuing: as, the incoming week.
  • noun The act of coming in, entering, or arriving.
  • noun That which comes in; income; gain; source of revenue.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Coming in; accruing.
  • adjective Coming in, succeeding, or following, as occupant or possessor.
  • noun The act of coming in; arrival.
  • noun rare Income; gain.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective coming (or about to come) in
  • adjective succeeding to an office
  • noun The act of coming in; arrival
  • interjection military a warning that something is coming towards you; especially enemy artillery fire

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

  • adjective entering upon a position of office vacated by another
  • adjective arriving at a place or position
  • noun the act of entering

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