/in"kum'ing/, adj.
1. coming in; arriving: the incoming tide.
2. newly arrived or received: incoming mail; incoming orders.
3. succeeding, as an officeholder: the incoming mayor.
4. accruing, as profit.
5. entering, beginning, etc.: all incoming students.
6. Chiefly Brit. immigrant.
7. Scot. ensuing.
8. the act of coming in; arrival; advent: the incoming of spring.
9. Usually, incomings. funds received; revenue.
[1275-1325; ME; see IN, COMING]

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