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- The place where water, air or other fluid is taken into a pipe or conduit; opposed to outlet.
- The beginning of a contraction or narrowing in a tube or cylinder.
- The quantity taken in.
- the intake of air
- 2016, Jayson Lusk, Unnaturally Delicious, →ISBN, page 74:
- In 2010 almost 120,000 people died prematurely and 108 million life years were lost—because of inadequate vitamin A intake.
- An act or instance of taking in.
- an intake of oxygen or food
- 2022 November 24, T. Brown, “Frenchman wins the 'legal right to be boring at work'”, in Daily Mail Online, Associated Newspapers, retrieved 2022-11-27:
- The company wasn't allowed to make him 'forcibly participate in seminars and end-of-week drinks frequently ending up in excessive alcohol intake, encouraged by associates who made very large quantities of alcohol available', the court said.
- The people taken into an organisation or establishment at a particular time.
- the new intake of students
- The process of screening a juvenile offender to decide upon release or referral.
- A tract of land enclosed.
- (UK, dialect) Any kind of cheat or imposition; the act of taking someone in.
place where fluid is taken in
quantity taken in
act of taking in
people taken in at a particular time
cheat or imposition
- To take in or draw in; to bring in from outside.
- 1937, Franklin D. Roosevelt, press conference:
- Well, I "intook" the general situation west of the Mississippi because I did not get much of a chance to see things east of the Mississippi.
- 1968, Margaret A. Sherald, NBS Special Publication, number 540, page 671:
- The particle concentration in the ascending hot current of the combustion product have[sic] been measured by intaking the current into the counter close to the sample plate in the furnace.
- 2010, John Tyler, Diary of A Dieter, page 258:
- I deduced that if I am intaking the same amount of calories that I always did during Induction, but I am causing my metabolic rate to slow down, it makes sense that the same amount of calories taken in will not burn off as fast as they once did […]