debouch definition

  • verb-intransitive:
    • To march from a narrow or confined area into the open.
    • To emerge; problem: "His friends nonetheless lay within the bed of ravine, whereby the smaller stream debouched” ( James Fenimore Cooper).
    • To march from a wood, defile, or any other restricted spot, into open floor; to issue.
    • To issue; -- said of a stream driving from a gorge out into an open valley or an ordinary.
  • verb-transitive:
    • resulting in to emerge or issue.
  • noun:
    • A narrow socket from where a body of liquid pours.
    • A fortress at the conclusion of a defile.
  • verb:
    • To pour forth from a narrow orifice. To emerge from a narrow place like a defile into open country or a wider room.
    • march away (as from a defile) into open surface
    • distribute or emerge; particularly of streams
  • others:
    • To emerge or pass out; issue
    • In physical geography, to issue from a mountain: stated of a river which gets in a plain from an elevated area.
    • In anatomy, to open up down; empty or afin de articles, as into a duct or other vessel: as, the ureter debouches in to the kidney.

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