Incurrent Definition

ĭn-kûrənt, -kŭr-
Affording passage to an inflowing current.
American Heritage
Flowing in; esp., characterized by the flowing in of water.
The incurrent canals of a sponge.
Webster's New World

Carrying inward; relating to an inward current.


Origin of Incurrent

  • From Latin incurrēns (stem incurrēnt-), present active participle of incurrō (“run into, towards or upon”) (whence also incur), from in + currō (“run”).

    From Wiktionary

  • Latin incurrēns incurrent- present participle of incurrere to run upon incur

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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