intake

Definitions

General English

  • noun a thing or things which are taken in
  • noun a group of new students, soldiers, etc.

Agriculture

  • noun an amount of a substance taken into an organism, either eaten or absorbed
  • noun hill pasture which has been improved and fenced in

Aviation

Construction

  • The opening or device through which a gas or fluid enters a system.

Food

  • noun the amount of a substance taken in by the body
  • noun the process of taking a substance into the body

Information & Library Science

  • noun a quantity of people or things taken into something such as an organisation

Military

  • noun a place where air, fuel or water is drawn into a machine
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