Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The act of disembarking.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun rare Disembarkation.

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  • noun disembarkation

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun the act of passengers and crew getting off of a ship or aircraft

Etymologies

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disembark +‎ -ment

Examples

  • VELSHI: When you got off the plane, was it a normal disembarkment?

    CNN Transcript Dec 25, 2009

  • VELSHI: When you got off the plane, was it a normal disembarkment?

    CNN Transcript Dec 25, 2009

  • VELSHI: When you got off the plane, was it a normal disembarkment?

    CNN Transcript Dec 25, 2009

  • And what we saw, if you take a look at the tape, even before people were allowed to get off, they were already amassing either on the balconies or at the windows to take a look as they waited pretty patiently for the disembarkment process.

    CNN Transcript Jul 20, 2006

  • SHIELDS: Well, I think it was -- I think people were scared but every -- when you get on a cruise ship, they have a drill for disembarkment in the case of emergency.

    CNN Transcript Mar 24, 2006

  • They docked around 8: 00 p.m. last night and had a pretty straightforward disembarkment.

    CNN Transcript Jul 19, 2006

  • They had a very orderly disembarkment, very quiet, very calm.

    CNN Transcript Jul 20, 2006

  • They went on to discuss our disembarkment there and which jankship my father should book our passage on.

    Shaman's Crossing

  • The sense he had so often had, since the first hour of his disembarkment, of being further and further “in,” treated him again at this moment to another twinge; but in this wonderful way of her putting him in there continued to be something exquisitely remorseless.

    The Ambassadors

  • A hand-over-hand journey down a narrow tube brings me to a near-empty carousel; a quick spin, then I'm deposited in a disembarkment area.

    A King of Infinite Space

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