Synonyms and related words:
boarding, coming out, curtain raiser, debut, disembarkation, embarkment, emplanement, enplanement, entrainment, first appearance, floating, flotation, hopoff, inaugural address, inauguration, induction, initiation, installation, installment, introduction, launching, maiden speech, opener, preliminary, takeoff, unveiling

Moby Thesaurus. . 1996.

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  • embarkation — em‧bar‧ka‧tion [ˌembɑːˈkeɪʆn ǁ bɑːr ] noun [uncountable] TRAVEL when passengers get on a ship or plane: • Embarkation will take place at 17.00 hours. * * * embark UK US /ɪmˈbɑːk/ verb ► [I] to go onto a ship, aircraft, or train: »The flight crew …   Financial and business terms

  • Embarkation — Em bar*ka tion, n. 1. The act of putting or going on board of a vessel; as, the embarkation of troops. [1913 Webster] 2. That which is embarked; as, an embarkation of Jesuits. Smollett. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • embarkation — index birth (beginning), inception, onset (commencement), outset, start Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton …   Law dictionary

  • embarkation — 1640s, from Fr. embarcation, noun of action from embarquer (see EMBARK (Cf. embark)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • embarkation — krovimas ir sodinimas statusas T sritis Gynyba apibrėžtis Žmonių sodinimas ir (arba) transporto priemonių bei atsargų ir įrangos krovimas į laivus ar orlaivius. Pastaba: prancūzų kalba žodis „embarquement“ taip pat tinka geležinkelių ir kelių… …   NATO terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • embarkation — embark ► VERB 1) go on board a ship or aircraft. 2) (embark on/upon) begin (a new project or course of action). DERIVATIVES embarkation noun. ORIGIN French embarquer, from barque bark, ship …   English terms dictionary

  • embarkation — The process of putting personnel and/or vehicles and their associated stores and equipment into ships and/or aircraft. See also loading …   Military dictionary

  • embarkation — noun see embark …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • embarkation — /em bahr kay sheuhn/, n. the act, process, or an instance of embarking. Also, embarcation. [1635 45; < F embarcation < Sp embarcación. See EMBARK, ATION] * * * …   Universalium

  • embarkation — noun a) The act of embarking. b) The process of loading military personnel and vehicles etc into ships or aircraft …   Wiktionary

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