ark ark  /ˈɑrk/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) (Judaism) sacred chest where the ancient Hebrews kept the two tablets containing the Ten Commandments
  2. (n) a boat built by Noah to save his family and animals from the flood

Usage(s):

  1. The Ark spotlights these endangered products, not so people will avoid them but rather so more will consume them.
  2. Condemnation of Zoe's Ark for trying to sneak the children out of Africa and into the care of French families has been almost universal including by Sarkozy.
  3. As the ark began to float, it would right itself; as a result, the door would tilt and become a skylight in the roof, and water could not enter the craft from its sides.

News

  1. So. Ark. Univ. latest to opt out of guns on campus

    So. Ark. Univ. latest to opt out of guns on campus (AP) — The Southern Arkansas University Board of Trustees has voted to prohibit concealed weapons on campus. The board voted Thursday to accept the recommendations of the faculty senate, staff senate and administration to opt out of a state law passed this year that allows faculty and staff members who have concealed-carry permits to bring their ...
    on June 22, 2013     Source: San Francisco Chronicle

  2. Ark. Board of Corrections making parole changes - WXVT-TV Delta News - More Local News and Weather WXVT.com |

    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - The Arkansas Board of Corrections has announced changes in regard to convicts who are on parole.
    on June 22, 2013     Source: WXVT 15 Greenville

  3. So. Ark. Univ. latest to opt out of guns on campus - WXVT-TV Delta News - More Local News and Weather WXVT.com |

    MAGNOLIA, Ark. (AP) - The Southern Arkansas University Board of Trustees has voted to prohibit concealed weapons on campus.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: WXVT 15 Greenville

Quotes

  1. "The Svalbard Global Seed Vault is our insurance policy," Norway's Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg told delegates at the opening ceremony. "It is the Noah's Ark for securing biological diversity for future generations."
    on Feb 25, 2008 By: Jens Stoltenberg Source: ABC News

  2. "We went to look for the Titanic. We went to look for Noah's Ark. We were two of the biggest suckers whenever it came to business, but we both had poker to fall back on," Brunson said. "Thank God we could play, so we always survived."
    on Sep 4, 2007 By: Doyle Brunson Source: Prince George Citizen

  3. "It's just like 'Raiders of the Lost Ark,'" Lucas said. "It's like you just said, 'We'll wait 20 years, and we'll do the reunion movie.'"
    on May 13, 2008 By: George Lucas Source: International Herald Tribune

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