Dismount vs Disembark - What's the difference?

dismount | disembark |


As verbs the difference between dismount and disembark

is that dismount is (ambitransitive) to get off (something) while disembark is to remove from on board a vessel; to put on shore; to land; to debark.

As a noun dismount

is (gymnastics) the part of a routine in which the gymnast detaches from an apparatus.

dismount

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • (gymnastics) The part of a routine in which the gymnast detaches from an apparatus.
  • A stylish routine, let down by a sloppy dismount .

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • (ambitransitive) to get off (something)
  • She carefully dismounted from the horse.
  • * 2012 , July 15. Richard Williams in Guardian Unlimited, Tour de France 2012: Carpet tacks cannot force Bradley Wiggins off track
  • Cadel Evans was the first to suffer, quickly dismounting and waiting to take a bike from one of his BMC Racing team-mates, only to discover that the first of them had also punctured.
  • (computing) to make a mounted drive unavailable for use
  • The VMS operator tried to dismount the Unix hard drive with the DISMOUNT DISK$NFSMOUNT command, instead of umount /mnt/nfshome.
  • To come down; to descend.
  • * Spenser
  • But now the bright sun ginneth to dismount .

    Synonyms

    * (computing ) unmount, umount

    Antonyms

    * (to get off of ) get on * (computing ) mount

    disembark

    English

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To remove from on board a vessel; to put on shore; to land; to debark.
  • The general disembarked the troops.
  • * Shakespeare
  • Go to the bay, and disembark my coffers.
  • To go ashore out of a ship or boat; to leave a train or airplane; to debark.
  • Antonyms

    * embark

    Derived terms

    * disembarkation