from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Affording passage to an inflowing current.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Carrying inward; relating to an inward current.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Characterized by a current which flows inward.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Running inward; entrant: with reference to the place of entrance or inflow: as, an incurrent orifice.
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You are to understand that, through the incurrent necessities of every circumstance, each of them spoke in whispers, even now.
Late in the afternoon, even before the sun has sunk, the radiation of heat from the earth, which has been going on all the while, but has been less considerable than the incurrent of temperature, in a way overtakes that influx.
If the basin be large in proportion to the amount of the incurrent water, this evaporation may exceed the supply, and produce a sea with no outlet, such as we find in the Dead Sea of Judea, in that at Salt Lake, Utah, and in a host of other less important basins.
"Cum tempus advenerit, quo se mundus renovaturus extinguat, viribus ista se suis cedent, et sidera sideribus incurrent, et omni flagrante materia uno igne quicquid nunc ex disposito lucet, ardebit."
The first, the "incurrent aperture," points upstream; the animal sucks water in through it.
The mouth (incurrent canal) and anus (outcurrent canal) are located at the anterior end, and while the foot extends out the posterior.
Water is brought into its body through the incurrent siphon and the water is removed from its body through the excurrent siphon.
The incurrent siphon brings water into the gills and mucus secreted by the gills and the palps, which are organs surrounding the clams mouth, capture tiny bits of food
Water is brought into its body through the incurrent siphon and the water is leter removed from its body through the excurrent siphon.