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embayed

[em′bād]
(geography)
Formed into a bay.
(navigation)
Pertaining to a vessel in a bay unable to put to sea or to put to sea safely because of wind, current, or sea.
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6 billion years and roughly 2 km higher than the surrounding maria, which embay it on the north and east.
Vaporum lavas embay the back slopes of the Apennine Mountains, which are composed of ejecta from the Imbrium basin.
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.