In-coming



[in-kuhm-ing] /ˈɪnˌkʌm ɪŋ/

adjective
1.
; arriving:
the incoming tide.
2.
newly arrived or received:
incoming mail; incoming orders.
3.
succeeding, as an officeholder:
the incoming mayor.
4.
accruing, as profit.
5.
entering, beginning, etc.:
all incoming students.
6.
Chiefly British. .
7.
Scot. .
noun
8.
the act of coming in; arrival; advent:
the incoming of spring.
9.
Usually, incomings. funds received; revenue.
/ˈɪnˌkʌmɪŋ/
adjective
1.
coming in; entering
2.
about to come into office; succeeding
3.
(of interest, dividends, etc) being received; accruing
noun
4.
the act of coming in; entrance
5.
(usually pl) income or revenue
n.

late 14c., “action of coming in,” from in + coming. As a present participle adjective, from 1753. Of game, from 1892; transferred in World War I to artillery; as a warning cry of incoming shellfire, it seems to date to the U.S. war in Vietnam (1968).

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