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Definition of "incoming" []

  • Coming in or about to come in: incoming trains; incoming mail; incoming mortar fire. (adjective)
  • About to assume an office or position: the incoming governor. (adjective)
  • The act of coming in; arrival. (noun)
  • Income; revenue. Often used in the plural. (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.

Use "incoming" in a sentence
  • "The increasing inadequacy of NDS to explain what we know and what's incoming from the fields is apparent to anyone who cares to look, inside and outside the fields."
  • "A collection of rays incoming from the left are refracted twice by the lens, once on entry and once on exit, and the net result is the accumulation of all rays at a focal point on the right."
  • "Combined with filters to automatically label incoming messages, Gmail offers powerful ways to organize email."