Definitions for ARKɑrk

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

arkɑrk(n.)

  1. (sometimes cap.) the vessel built by Noah for safety during the Flood. Gen. 6–9.

    Category: Bible

  2. Category: Judaism

    Ref: Also called ark of the covenant.

  3. a refuge or asylum.

  4. (cap.) Judaism.

    Category: Judaism

    Ref: Holy Ark.

  5. a large, clumsy vehicle or vessel.

Origin of ark:

bef. 850; ME; OE arc, earc(e) < L arca chest, coffer, der. of arcēre to safeguard

Ark.

  1. Arkansas.

    Category: Geography (places)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Ark, Ark of the Covenant(noun)

    (Judaism) sacred chest where the ancient Hebrews kept the two tablets containing the Ten Commandments

  2. ark(noun)

    a boat built by Noah to save his family and animals from the flood

Wiktionary

  1. ark(Noun)

    A large box with a flat lid.

  2. ark(Noun)

    The ship built by Noah to save his family and a collection of animals from the deluge.

  3. ark(Noun)

    Something affording protection; safety, shelter, refuge

  4. ark(Noun)

    A spacious type of boat with a flat bottom.

  5. ark(Noun)

    A consecrated container.

  6. Ark(ProperNoun)

    The boat built by the Biblical Noah to carry himself and the animals of the planet during the w:Flood; (see w:Noah's Ark)

  7. Ark(ProperNoun)

    The chest carried by the Hebrews containing the stone tablets carved with the Ten Commandments; (see w:Ark of the Covenant)

  8. Origin: From ærc, from arca, from arcere.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Ark(noun)

    a chest, or coffer

  2. Ark(noun)

    the oblong chest of acacia wood, overlaid with gold, which supported the mercy seat with its golden cherubs, and occupied the most sacred place in the sanctuary. In it Moses placed the two tables of stone containing the ten commandments. Called also the Ark of the Covenant

  3. Ark(noun)

    the large, chestlike vessel in which Noah and his family were preserved during the Deluge. Gen. vi. Hence: Any place of refuge

  4. Ark(noun)

    a large flatboat used on Western American rivers to transport produce to market

Freebase

  1. Ark

    The Ark is an Autobot spacecraft in the Transformers Universe. It has appeared as a central fixture of the Transformers storyline ever since its creation, as the Autobots main method of transport to Earth and as a base once they arrive.

CrunchBase

  1. Ark

    Ark.com formerly mReplay is a search engine for people. With Ark, you can search for new people, old classmates, new business contacts, and even your friends. With over a billion social network profiles indexed, and using a modern architecture, Ark provided the most comprehensive people search engine in the world. Prior to founding Ark, our team has experience at Google, AOL, Symantec, Lithium, Yahoo! Research and Y-Combinator.

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