[in-sheeth ] /ɪnˈʃið/
verb (used with object), insheathed, insheathing.
[in-shawr, -shohr] /ˈɪnˈʃɔr, -ˈʃoʊr/ adjective 1. close or closer to the . 2. lying near the ; operating or carried on close to the : inshore fishing. adverb 3. toward the : They went closer inshore. /ˈɪnˈʃɔː/ adjective 1. in or on the water, but close to the shore: inshore weather adverb, adjective 2. towards […]
- In short supply
Less than is needed, lacking. For example, Skilled operators were in short supply, or The hotels are all full, and beds are in short supply. [ First half of 1900s ]
[in-rohd] /ˈɪnˌroʊd/ noun 1. a damaging or serious encroachment: inroads on our savings. 2. a sudden hostile or predatory incursion; raid; foray. /ˈɪnˌrəʊd/ noun 1. an invasion or hostile attack; raid or incursion 2. an encroachment or intrusion n. 1540s, “hostile incursion, raid, foray,” from in- (2) “in;” second element is road in the obsolete […]
[in-roh] /ˈɪn roʊ/ noun, plural inro. 1. a small lacquer box with compartments for medicines, cosmetics, etc., worn on the waist sash of the traditional Japanese costume. 1610s, from Japanese, from Chinese yin “seal” + lung “basket.”