Definition of "intake" []

  • An opening by which a fluid is admitted into a container or conduit. (noun)
  • The act of taking in. (noun)
  • The quantity taken in. (noun)
  • Something, especially energy, taken in. (noun)
  • A thing or a quantity taken in (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • The act of taking in (noun)
  • The opening through which fluid enters a duct or channel, esp the air inlet of a jet engine (noun)
  • A ventilation shaft in a mine (noun)
  • A contraction or narrowing (noun) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

Use "intake" in a sentence
  • "Well, the way our office worked, you sat down and, about every two weeks, and did what we called intake, and it still works that way."
  • "When water at the intake is at extreme low level, there is thus an additional discharge area of approximately 300 square feet cross section over the depressed section."
  • ""As such anybody can buy ALC at the nearest health food store and reading the instructions on the label intake two Carnitine tablets or caplets a day, preferably on an empty stomach."