from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To unload, as from a ship or an airplane.
- intransitive v. To disembark.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To unload goods from an aircraft or ship.
- v. To disembark.
- v. To remove the bark from a tree that has been felled.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- v. To go ashore from a ship or boat; to disembark; to put ashore.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To land from a ship or boat; bring to land from a vessel; disembark: as, to debark artillery.
- To leave a ship or boat, and go ashore; disembark: as, the troops debarked at four o'clock.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. go ashore
Onto an ashy beach we debark, just 50 yards from the remains of a Chilean base destroyed by a volcanic eruption in the late 1960's.
Even Malvergne, the pilot Eddy had caught so much heat for smuggling out, succeeded in steering the USS Dallas destroyer through a narrow channel from Port Lyautey off the Moroccan coast, dodging sandbars, sunken ships, and Vichy shore fire so seventy-five U.S. Army rangers could debark and seize the nearby airport.
Donovan eventually managed to debark the cruiser with Bruce when it weighed anchor the evening of June 9 off Plymouth.
Priscilla, my mom, and I sat silently in our own little world as we waited on the tarmac for the plane to debark.
In Lyons, whirring machinery can debark a tree weighing more than a ton in seconds, spinning the woody cylinder into slick sheets of fiber that are transformed into plywood.
"By chance," he said, his tone mild again, "one of my men overheard some of yours dicing to settle who should debark first after you and the ship's captain."
This is another reason Hillary's grace last week is terrribly important: she now has the indisputable creds to debark this interloper who would send women back to the 1800s.
Detanees will debark busses and will be met by a welcoming committee
We will arrive at JFK at 0700 detainees will debark the aircraft, go through Customs and board buses
And he had the strangest bark, more like a duck's hoarse quack, which the vet said was a result of his previous owner trying to debark him.