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em·bay

 (ĕm-bā′)
tr.v. em·bayed, em·bay·ing, em·bays
To put, shelter, or detain in or as if in a bay.

embay

(ɪmˈbeɪ)
vb (tr; usually passive)
1. (Physical Geography) to form into a bay
2. (Physical Geography) to enclose in or as if in a bay
3. (Nautical Terms) (esp of the wind) to force (a ship, esp a sailing ship) into a bay

em•bay

(ɛmˈbeɪ)

v.t.
1. to enclose in or as if in a bay; surround or envelop.
2. to form into a bay.
[1575–85]

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Past participle: embayed
Gerund: embaying

Imperative
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Present
I embay
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Preterite
I embayed
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Present Continuous
I am embaying
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we are embaying
you are embaying
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Present Perfect
I have embayed
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Past Continuous
I was embaying
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Past Perfect
I had embayed
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Future
I will embay
you will embay
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Future Perfect
I will have embayed
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Future Continuous
I will be embaying
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Present Perfect Continuous
I have been embaying
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Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been embaying
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Past Perfect Continuous
I had been embaying
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Conditional
I would embay
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Past Conditional
I would have embayed
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In another the plagioclase phenocrysts do not appear to be in equilibrium with the matrix that embays or cuts them.
Volcanism embays, floods, covers, buries, destroys, and even lifts up craters that get in its way.
It tapers southward from a narrow neck to a broader region that embays rim debris at the floor's southern end.