[in-uh nd-in, -uh n-] /ˈɪn əndˈɪn, -ən-/
repeatedly within the same family, strain, etc.:
to breed stock in-and-in.
(of breeding) carried out repeatedly among closely related individuals of the same species to eliminate or intensify certain characteristics
[in-uh nd-out, -uh n-] /ˈɪn əndˈaʊt, -ən-/ adjective 1. in or participating in a particular job, investment, etc., for a short time and then out, especially after realizing a quick profit. noun 2. Manège. an obstacle consisting of two fences placed too far apart to be cleared in one jump and too close together to […]
- In-and-out bond
noun, Masonry. 1. a stonework or brickwork bond having headers and stretchers alternating vertically.
[in-uh nd-ou-ter, -uh n-] /ˈɪn əndˈaʊ tər, -ən-/ noun 1. a person who is by turns in and out of a particular situation, condition, venture, investment, etc. noun An erratic performer: 30 knockouts among his 52 victories, but he has been an in-and-outer (1905+)
[ih-neyn] /ɪˈneɪn/ adjective 1. lacking sense, significance, or ideas; silly: inane questions. 2. empty; void. noun 3. something that is empty or void, especially the void of infinite space. /ɪˈneɪn/ adjective 1. senseless, unimaginative, or empty; unintelligent: inane remarks adj. “silly, empty-headed,” 1819, earlier “empty” (1660s), a back-formation from inanity. Related: Inanely.