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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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In the Bible, the ship that Noah built to save himself, his family, and two of every kind of animal from the flood.

Usage examples (35)
  • It wasn't raining when Noah built the ark.
  • The time to build the ark is before the flood begins.
  • Virtue, in the bulrush ark, is more secure than vice in
  • The ark is 150 cubits long, 30 cubits high and 20 cubits wide. for more
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  • An "ark" (similar to Noah's boat) can make an "arc" (segment of a circle) in the water, but not an "arch" (curved structure over an open space) over the water.
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