Disemboguing
Disembogue Dis`em*bogue", v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Disembogued}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Disemboguing}.] [Sp. desembocar; pref. des- (L. dis-) + embocar to put into the mouth, fr. en (L. in) + boca mouth, fr. L. bucca cheek. Cf. {Debouch}, {Embogue}.] 1. To pour out or discharge at the mouth, as a stream; to vent; to discharge into an ocean, a lake, etc. [1913 Webster]

Rolling down, the steep Timavus raves, And through nine channels disembogues his waves. --Addison. [1913 Webster]

2. To eject; to cast forth. [R.] --Swift. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • disemboguing — v. discharge or eject water into the sea; debouch …   English contemporary dictionary

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  • Disembogue — Dis em*bogue , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Disembogued}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Disemboguing}.] [Sp. desembocar; pref. des (L. dis ) + embocar to put into the mouth, fr. en (L. in) + boca mouth, fr. L. bucca cheek. Cf. {Debouch}, {Embogue}.] 1. To pour out or …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Disembogued — Disembogue Dis em*bogue , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Disembogued}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Disemboguing}.] [Sp. desembocar; pref. des (L. dis ) + embocar to put into the mouth, fr. en (L. in) + boca mouth, fr. L. bucca cheek. Cf. {Debouch}, {Embogue}.] 1. To… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Disemboguement — Dis em*bogue ment, n. The act of disemboguing; discharge. Mease. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • disembogue — disemboguement, n. /dis em bohg /, v., disembogued, disemboguing. v.i. 1. to discharge contents by pouring forth. 2. to discharge water, as at the mouth of a stream: a river that disembogues into the ocean. v.t. 3. to discharge; cast forth. [1585 …   Universalium

  • disembogue — [ˌdɪsɪm bəʊg, ˌdɪsɛm ] verb (disembogues, disemboguing, disembogued) literary (of a river or stream) flow or pour out into. Origin C16: from Sp. desembocar, from des (expressing reversal) + embocar run into a creek or strait …   English new terms dictionary

  • disembogue — [c]/dɪsəmˈboʊg/ (say disuhm bohg) verb (disembogued, disemboguing) –verb (i) 1. to empty or discharge by pouring forth the contents. 2. (of a river, stream, etc.) to flow out or discharge at the mouth. 3. Geology to debouch. –verb (t) 4. to… …   Australian English dictionary

  • disembogue — [dis΄im bōg′] vt., vi. disembogued, disemboguing [Sp desembocar, to come out of the mouth of a river or haven < des (L dis ), apart + embocar, to enter by the mouth < L in, in + bucca, cheek: see BUCCAL] to pour out (its waters) at the… …   English World dictionary

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