oncoming

[on-kuhm-ing, awn-]
adjective
1.
approaching; nearing: the oncoming train; the oncoming holiday season.
2.
emerging: the oncoming generation of leaders.
noun
3.
approach; onset: the oncoming of winter.

Origin:
1835–45; on + coming, after verb phrase come on

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oncoming (ˈɒnˌkʌmɪŋ)
 
adj
1.  coming nearer in space or time; approaching
 
n
2.  the approach or onset: the oncoming of winter

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oncoming
1844, from on + coming (see come).
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Example sentences
Tragically, that's when the ultralight slammed into an oncoming car.
Seeing no oncoming cars, he quickly stuck out his arm as a signal and made an
  abrupt left onto the cross street.
Typically she would feel nauseated before an oncoming seizure, then lose
  consciousness.
Unless humans greatly reduce the burning of fossil fuels, no amount of grid
  tinkering is going to prevent the oncoming shock.
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