One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1(of the wind) force (a boat) into a bay.‘ships were embayed between two headlands’
Enclose (something) in a recess or hollow.
- ‘However, the increased abundance of monazite in Zones III, IV and V relative to Zone I and its occurrence in clusters rather than as embayed grains arc suggestive of new growth.’
- ‘This landslide material was then embayed by lava when the central caldera was flooded.’
- ‘These landslides were embayed by the lava that flooded the central caldera floor.’
- ‘The great escarpment is embayed by major valleys, and a belt of mountains lies between it and the coastal plain.’
- ‘Some quartz phenocrysts are very irregular in form, strongly corroded and embayed, others are idiomorphic with bipyramidal habit.’
3as adjective embayedFormed into bays.‘the embayed island’
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