Synonyms for incoming

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The pilot of the incoming plane was there, too, and the radio man.

Every entry will be closely watched for the incoming cargo of whisky.

For a while I puzzled over the significance of this outgoing and incoming.

"That's only the smoke from some incoming steamer," returned Ben.

Susy, I just believe you saw his live, shining face on an incoming wave!

On the wharf, the incoming passengers were being guided into groups.

Fast as he was, some of them would intercept his way to the incoming dory.

Cautiously she parted them, and met an incoming flood of morning light.

Without doubt, too, the incoming flood expands that into which it comes.

The incoming tide had no swift, unexpected current as the outgoing water had.

WORD ORIGIN

late 14c., "action of coming in," from in + coming. As a present participle adjective, from 1753. Of game, from 1892; transferred in World War I to artillery; as a warning cry of incoming shellfire, it seems to date to the U.S. war in Vietnam (1968).

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