Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The act of putting or going on board ship; the act of setting out or sending off by water.
  • noun That which is embarked.
  • noun The vessel on which something is embarked.

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

  • noun The act of putting or going on board of a vessel.
  • noun That which is embarked.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun The act of embarking.
  • noun The process of loading military personnel and vehicles etc into ships or aircraft.

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

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

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Alabama, the banks of which are frequently high and steep, a more dashing style of embarkation is adopted.

    Loading Cotton on the Alabama River

  • Early in the morning had all the bundles put on the asses, and carried to the place of embarkation, which is a village called

    The Journal of a Mission to the Interior of Africa, in the Year 1805

  • Then there's the point of embarkation, that is the point of transition from ordinary life to being a pilgrim on a quest.

    Stewart Brand on the Long Now

  • Then there's the point of embarkation, that is the point of transition from ordinary life to being a pilgrim on a quest.

    Stewart Brand on the Long Now

  • Then there's the point of embarkation, that is the point of transition from ordinary life to being a pilgrim on a quest.

    Stewart Brand on the Long Now

  • On the other hand, there is evidence that some of the officers in charge of boats quite expected the embarkation was a precautionary measure and they would all return after daylight.

    The Loss of the S. S. Titanic Its Story and Its Lessons

  • They were detained, of course, and the embarkation was accomplished without the

    Maria Edgeworth

  • The embarkation was a speedy one, for the cargo was soon stowed in lockers and under seats, Sylvia forwarded to her place in the bow; Mark, as commander of the craft, took the helm; Moor and Warwick, as crew, sat waiting orders; and Hugh, the coachman, stood ready to push off at word of command.

    Moods

  • -- Early in the morning had all the bundles put on the asses, and carried to the place of embarkation, which is a village called

    The Journal of a Mission to the Interior of Africa, in the Year 1805

  • According to India's health ministry, these pilgrims would be medically examined for the symptoms of influenza A (H1N1) at the point of embarkation, that is at the place where booking of pilgrims takes place in their respective states.

    India eNews

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