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  ( inlets    plural  ) An inlet is a narrow strip of water which goes from a sea or lake into the land.      n-count  
...a sheltered inlet.     
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arm (of the sea), bay, bight, cove, creek, entrance, firth or frith     (Scot.)   fjord, ingress, passage, sea loch     (Scot.)  

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inflect, inept, inert, inset

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In civil engineering, a headwall is a small retaining wall placed at the inlet or outlet of a stormwater pipe or culvert.
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