Also called ark of the cov·e·nant [ahrkuhvthuh-kuhv-uh-nuhnt] /ˈɑrk əv ðə ˈkʌv ə nənt/ . a chest or box containing the two stone tablets inscribed with the Ten Commandments, carried by the Israelites in their wanderings in the desert after the Exodus: the most sacred object of the tabernacle and the Temple in Jerusalem, where it was kept in the holy of holies.
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Aussie ark is also hoping to protect wildlife “by creating insurance populations,” Shute says.Rewilding returns lost species to strengthen ecosystems | Alison Pearce Stevens | January 6, 2022 | Science News For Students
“On Animals,” by Susan OrleanWith humor and generosity, the New Yorker writer expounds upon the ark’s worth of birds and mammals she has brought into her life, from apartment-dwelling dogs to disparate livestock.
Ever the contrarian, ark Invest’s Wood is not one to shy away from a counter-consensus call.
“ark 2” debuted, starring Vin Diesel in the dinosaur-based action adventure.‘The Last of Us Part II’ wins game of the year at The Game Awards, alongside new ‘Mass Effect’ and ‘Among Us’ reveals | Elise Favis, Gene Park, Mikhail Klimentov | December 11, 2020 | Washington Post
After 33 Years and an airplane explosion, their "Raiders of the Lost ark" remake is almost complete.
Birlik said the idea was to create a national park on the slopes of Mount Cudi and put the Hollywood ark in the middle of it.
And, just eyeballing it here, that ark looked closer to four hundred cubits than the biblically prescribed three hundred.
Superstorm Sandy damaged the giant ark and some of the sets you built out in Long Island.‘Noah’ is a Global Warming Epic About the Battle Between Religion and Science, Says Cinematographer | Marlow Stern | March 27, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
But the design of the ark lends an element of drama to the film.‘Noah’ is a Global Warming Epic About the Battle Between Religion and Science, Says Cinematographer | Marlow Stern | March 27, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
In bewilderment she brought the ark into the room, and read the letter addressed to Janet and herself.The Joyous Adventures of Aristide Pujol | William J. Locke
Finally the total number of human beings who entered the ark were 4 pairs or eight persons.Assimilative Memory | Marcus Dwight Larrowe (AKA Prof. A. Loisette)
He went into the nursery, unearthed the now-disused Noah's ark, and sucked the paint off as many animals as remained.Kipling Stories and Poems Every Child Should Know, Book II | Rudyard Kipling
And when they came unto the threshing-floor of Chidon, Uzza put forth his hand to hold the ark; for the oxen stumbled.Tessa Wadsworth's Discipline | Jennie M. Drinkwater
This alludes to the figure of the cherubims in the sanctuary, which with stretched out wings covered the ark.-Ibid.The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version | Various
British Dictionary definitions for ark (1 of 3)
the vessel that Noah built and in which he saved himself, his family, and a number of animals and birds during the Flood (Genesis 6–9)
out of the ark informal very old; out of date
a place or thing offering shelter or protection
dialect a chest, box, or coffer
British Dictionary definitions for Ark (2 of 3)
Also called: Holy Ark the cupboard at the front of a synagogue, usually in the eastern wall, in which the Torah scrolls are kept
Also called: Ark of the Covenant the most sacred symbol of God's presence among the Hebrew people, carried in their journey from Sinai to the Promised Land (Canaan) and eventually enshrined in the holy of holies of the Temple in Jerusalem
British Dictionary definitions for Ark. (3 of 3)
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