a rushing or pouring in.

1810–20; in-1 + rush1

inrushing, noun, adjective Unabridged
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World English Dictionary
inrush (ˈɪnˌrʌʃ)
a sudden usually overwhelming inward flow or rush; influx
n, —adj

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Example sentences
She remains upright as she has been since righting herself after the first
  inrush of water.
One explanation is that an inrush of immigrants may not provoke a backlash so
  long as the economy is strong.
The main air induction valve was not shut and the craft was quickly overwhelmed
  by the inrush of water.
If tripping occurs on motor inrush, adjust settings in increments until motors
  start without tripping.
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