Etymology
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oncoming (adj.)

"approaching, nearing," 1834, from on + coming, present participle of come (v.). Oncome (n.) "initial stages, onset" (of an effort, rain, snow, a disease, etc.) is from late 12c.

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Definitions of oncoming
1
oncoming (n.)
the beginning or early stages;
Synonyms: onset
2
oncoming (adj.)
moving toward one;
From wordnet.princeton.edu