Definition of Oncoming

1. Noun. The beginning or early stages. "The onset of pneumonia"

Exact synonyms: Onset
Generic synonyms: Start



2. Adjective. Moving toward one.
Similar to: Moving

Definition of Oncoming

1. Adjective. approaching; coming closer ¹

2. Noun. an early stage; an onset ¹

3. Noun. an approach ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Oncoming

1. an approach [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Oncoming

oncological
oncologically
oncologies
oncologist
oncologists
oncology
oncolysis
oncolytic
oncome
oncomes
oncometer
oncometers
oncometric
oncometry
oncomice
oncoming (current term)
oncomings
oncomir
oncomirs
oncomodulin
oncomouse
oncoplastic carcinoma
oncoprotein
oncoproteins
oncoretroviral
oncoretrovirus
oncoretroviruses
oncorhynchus
oncorhynchus keta
oncorhynchus kisutch

Literary usage of Oncoming

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1. History of the Pilgrims and Puritans: Their Ancestry and Descendants; Basis by Joseph Dillaway Sawyer (1922)
"... eyes gazed in querulous wonder at the big oncoming white- winged canoes of the pale faces. Little recked the chieftains then that these newcomers would ..."

2. Young Drivers: The Road to Safety by OECD/ECMT Transport Research Centre (2006)
"Single-vehicle crashes, loss-of-control and turning across oncoming traffic Young, novice drivers are heavily over-represented in single-vehicle and ..."

3. California the Golden by Rockwell Dennis Hunt (1911)
"PART THREE oncoming OF THE AMERICANS CHAPTER XV A PRIZE AND A POLICY Mexico's Neglect of California. — For many years before she finally fell into the hands ..."

4. The United States Navy in the World War: Official Pictures Selected from the by James Clayton Russell, William Emmet Moore (1921)
"Realizing that the oncoming torpedo was about to strike that part of the ship where the depth charges were stored and that the setting off of thete e« . e ..."

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