Bay vs. Embayment

Bay vs. Embayment — Is There a Difference?
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Difference Between Bay and Embayment

Baynoun

(obsolete) A berry.

Embaymentnoun

A bay. the water

Baynoun

Laurus nobilis, a tree or shrub of the family Lauraceae, having dark green leaves and berries.

Embaymentnoun

The shoreline of a bay, an indentation in a shoreline. the land, not the water

Baynoun

Bay leaf, the leaf of this or certain other species of tree or shrub, used as a herb.

Embaymentnoun

A topographical feature that used to be a bay, like the Mississippi embayment.

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Baynoun

The leaves of this shrub, woven into a garland used to reward a champion or victor; hence, fame, victory.

Embaymentnoun

The process by which a bay is formed.

Baynoun

A tract covered with bay trees.

Baynoun

A kind of mahogany obtained from Campeche in Mexico.

Baynoun

(geography) A body of water (especially the sea) more or less three-quarters surrounded by land.

Baynoun

A bank or dam to keep back water.

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Baynoun

An opening in a wall, especially between two columns.

Baynoun

An internal recess; a compartment or area surrounded on three sides.

Baynoun

The distance between two supports in a vault or building with a pitched roof.

Baynoun

(nautical) Each of the spaces, port and starboard, between decks, forward of the bitts, in sailing warships.

Baynoun

(rail transport) A bay platform.

Baynoun

A bay window.

Baynoun

The excited howling of dogs when hunting or being attacked.

Baynoun

(by extension) The climactic confrontation between hunting-dogs and their prey.

Baynoun

(figuratively) A state of being obliged to face an antagonist or a difficulty, when escape has become impossible.

Baynoun

A brown colour/color of the coat of some horses.

Baynoun

A horse of this color.

Bayverb

(intransitive) To howl.

Bayverb

(transitive) To bark at; hence, to follow with barking; to bring or drive to bay.

to bay the bear

Bayverb

(transitive) To pursue noisily, like a pack of hounds.

Bayadjective

Of a reddish-brown colour (especially of horses).

Baynoun

an indentation of a shoreline larger than a cove but smaller than a gulf

Baynoun

the sound of a hound on the scent

Baynoun

small Mediterranean evergreen tree with small blackish berries and glossy aromatic leaves used for flavoring in cooking; also used by ancient Greeks to crown victors

Baynoun

a compartment on a ship between decks; often used as a hospital;

they put him in the sick bay

Baynoun

a compartment in an aircraft used for some specific purpose;

he opened the bomb bay

Baynoun

a small recess opening off a larger room

Baynoun

a horse of a moderate reddish-brown color

Bayverb

utter in deep prolonged tones

Bayverb

bark with prolonged noises, of dogs

Bayadjective

(used of animals especially a horse) of a moderate reddish-brown color