Inlet vs Harbour - What's the difference?
Inlet is a synonym of harbour.
In lang=en terms the difference between inlet and harbour
is that inlet
is to insert; inlay while harbour
is to accept, as with a belief.
As verbs the difference between inlet and harbour
is that inlet
is to let in; admit while harbour
is to provide shelter or refuge for.
As nouns the difference between inlet and harbour
is that inlet
is a body of water let into a coast, such as a bay, cove, fjord or estuary while harbour
is (obsolete|uncountable) shelter, refuge.
From (etyl) inleten, equivalent to .
To let in; admit.
To insert; inlay.
, title=Archeologists Unearth Alien-Like Skulls In A Mexico Cemetery
, passage=The team said that many of the bones unearthed were the remains of children, leading them to believe the practice of deforming skulls “may have been inlet and dangerous.”
From (etyl) .
A body of water let into a coast, such as a bay, cove, fjord or estuary.
A passage that leads into a cavity.
* 1748 . HUME, David. An enquiry concerning human understanding. In: L. A. SELBY-BIGGE, M. A. Enquiries concerning the human understanding and concerning the principles of moral. 2. ed. London: Oxford University Press, 1973. § 15.
- by opening this new inlet''' for sensations, you also open an '''inlet for the ideas;
* herberwe (obsolete)
* herborough (obsolete)
* harbor (now US)
(en noun) (British, Canada)
(obsolete, uncountable) Shelter, refuge.
A place of shelter or refuge.
(obsolete) A house of the zodiac.
* Late 14th century: To ech of hem his tyme and his seson, / As thyn herberwe chaungeth lowe or heighe — Geoffrey Chaucer, ‘The Franklin’s Tale’, Canterbury Tales
A sheltered area for ships; a piece of water adjacent to land in which ships may stop to load and unload.
- The neighbourhood is a well-known harbour for petty thieves.
(astrology) The mansion of a heavenly body.
A mixing box for materials in glass-working.
- The city has an excellent natural harbour .
To provide shelter or refuge for.
* Bishop Burnet
- The docks, which once harboured''' tall ships, now '''harbour only petty thieves.
- The bare suspicion made it treason to harbour the person suspected.
To accept, as with a belief.
- Let not your gentle breast harbour one thought of outrage.
- That scientist harbours the belief that God created humans.
, date=September 7
, author=Phil McNulty
, title=Moldova 0-5 England
, work=BBC Sport
, passage=If Moldova harboured
even the slightest hopes of pulling off a comeback that would have bordered on miraculous given their lack of quality, they were snuffed out 13 minutes before the break when Oxlade-Chamberlain picked his way through midfield before releasing Defoe for a finish that should have been dealt with more convincingly by Namasco at his near post.}}