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Debouch  v. i.  (past & past part. debouched; pres. part. debouching)  
To march out from a wood, defile, or other confined spot, into open ground; to issue. "Battalions debouching on the plain."
(Geog.) To issue; said of a stream passing from a gorge out into an open valley or a plain.

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"Debouch" Quotes from Famous Books

... supply of blood-vessels, must be of much importance to the animal. But almost as many theories have been advanced on their use as there have been observers. They consist of three pairs, which in the common earth-worm debouch into the alimentary canal in advance of the gizzard, but posteriorly to it in Urochaeta and some other genera. {23} The two posterior pairs are formed by lamellae, which, according to Claparede, are diverticula from the oesophagus. {24} These lamellae ...
— The Formation of Vegetable Mould through the action of worms with • Charles Darwin

... Poissonniere, the boulevard was unobstructed; from the Gymnase Theatre to the Theatre of the Porte Saint-Martin it was barricaded, as were Rue de Bondy, Rue Neslay, Rue de la Lune, and all the streets which bound, or debouch at, Porte Saint-Denis and Porte Saint-Martin. Beyond Porte Saint-Martin the boulevard was again free as far as the Bastile, with the exception of a single barricade, which had been begun opposite ...
— Napoleon the Little • Victor Hugo

Words linked to "Debouch" :   process, march, egress, march out, come out, come forth, emerge, issue, go forth

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