Definition of Ark

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

Exact synonyms: Ark Of The Covenant
Generic synonyms: Chest
Category relationships: Judaism



2. Noun. A boat built by Noah to save his family and animals from the flood.
Generic synonyms: Boat

Definition of Ark

1. n. A chest, or coffer.

Definition of Ark

1. Proper noun. 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) ¹

2. Proper noun. The chest carried by the Hebrews containing the stone tablets carved with the Ten Commandments; (see w:Ark of the Covenant) ¹

3. Noun. A large box with a flat lid. ¹

4. Noun. (Judaism Christianity Islam) The ship built by Noah to save his family and a collection of animals from the deluge. ¹

5. Noun. Something affording protection; safety, shelter, refuge ¹

6. Noun. A spacious type of boat with a flat bottom. ¹

7. Noun. (Judaism) A consecrated container. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Ark

1. a large boat [n -S]

Medical Definition of Ark

1. 1. A chest, or coffer. "Bearing that precious relic in an ark." (Spenser) 2. 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. The large, chestlike vessel in which Noah and his family were preserved during the Deluge. Hence: Any place of refuge. 4. A large flatboat used on Western American rivers to transport produce to market. Origin: OE. Ark, arke, arche, AS. Arc, earc, earce, fr. L. Arca, fr. Arcere to inclose, keep off; akin to Gr. To keep off. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ark

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arithmetics
arithmomancy
arithmomania
arithmomanias
arithmometer
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arithmophobia
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arizen
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ark (current term)
ark-floater
ark ruffian
ark shells
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