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an arm off of a larger body of water (often between rocky headlands)
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an inlet of the Atlantic Ocean between southern Wales and southwestern England
Gulf of Aegina
a gulf of the Aegean on the southeastern coast of Greece
a large inlet of the Barents Sea in the northwestern part of European Russia
a former inlet of the North Sea in the northern coast of the Netherlands; sealed off from the sea in 1932 by a dam that created the IJsselmeer
an inlet of the Atlantic Ocean on the western coast of Scotland
a long narrow inlet of the Norwegian Sea
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a small inlet
a long narrow inlet of the sea between steep cliffs; common in Norway
a long narrow inlet of the sea in Scotland (especially when it is nearly landlocked)
a long narrow (nearly landlocked) cove in Ireland
body of water
the part of the earth's surface covered with water (such as a river or lake or ocean)
an opening through which fluid is admitted to a tube or container
air intake of a carburetor
an inlet with two or more couplings to which a hose can be attached so that fire engines can pump water into the sprinkler system of a building
a vacant or unobstructed space that is man-made
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