boarding vs embarkation what difference

what is difference between boarding and embarkation

English

Pronunciation

  • Rhymes: -ɔː(r)dɪŋ

Verb

boarding

  1. present participle of board

Noun

boarding (countable and uncountable, plural boardings)

  1. the act of people getting aboard a ship aircraft, train, bus etc.; embarkation
  2. the act of a sailor or boarding party attacking an enemy ship by boarding it
  3. a structure made of boards
  4. riding a skateboard
  5. (ice hockey) a penalty called for pushing into the boards

Translations

References

  • “boarding”, in Lexico, Dictionary.com; Oxford University Press, 2019–present.

Anagrams

  • abording


English

Etymology

From French embarcation

Noun

embarkation (countable and uncountable, plural embarkations)

  1. The act of embarking.
  2. The process of loading military personnel and vehicles etc into ships or aircraft.
  3. (obsolete) A vessel.

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