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]

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  • Disembogue — Dis em*bogue , v. i. To become discharged; to flow out; to find vent; to pour out contents. [1913 Webster] Volcanos bellow ere they disembogue. Young. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • disembogue — index exude, outpour Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law 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

  • disembogue — verb ( bogued; boguing) Etymology: modification of Spanish desembocar, from des dis (from Latin dis ) + embocar to put into the mouth, from en in (from Latin in) + boca mouth, from Latin bucca Date: 1595 intransitive verb to flow or come forth… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 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 — verb /dɪsɪmˈbəʊɡ/ a) to come out into the open sea from a river etc. b) to pour out, to debouch …   Wiktionary

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

  • 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 — I. v. a. Discharge (at the mouth, as a river), empty, pour out, give vent to. II. v. n. Issue, flow out (at the mouth, as a river), discharge itself, be discharged …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • disembogue — dis·em·bogue …   English syllables

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