Noah's ark

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No´ah's ark


prop. n.1.The ship built by Noah according to God's command, as related in the bible.
2.(Zool.) A marine bivalve shell (Arca Noæ), which somewhat resembles an ark, or ship, in form.
3.A child's toy, consisting of an ark-shaped box containing many different wooden animals.
4.Anything having a wide and representative assortment of people or objects of a particular class; as, the bar scene in Star Wars was a Noah's Ark of almost every imaginable alien form..
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I am grateful to Ismail Ali, Adam Amir, Easha Anand, Tamila Gresham, Arlyn Katen, Anuradha Sivaram, Shira Tevah, Ryan Whitacre, and Abby Woodruff for excellent research assistance.
The interior design, however, has varied but little: the bimah in the center, the tevah and aron kodesh containing the Torah scrolls at the front, usually on the wall facing Jerusalem, the net tamid (eternal lamp)--these have been constants in the history of the synagogue until modern times with little alteration.