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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 ar·riv·al /əˈraɪvəl/

From: Network Terminology


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ar·riv·al n.
 1. The act of arriving, or coming; the act of reaching a place from a distance, whether by water (as in its original sense) or by land.
 Our watchmen from the towers, with longing eyes,
 Expect his swift arrival.   --Dryden.
 2. The attainment or reaching of any object, by effort, or in natural course; as, our arrival at this conclusion was wholly unexpected.
 3. The person or thing arriving or which has arrived; as, news brought by the last arrival.
    Another arrival still more important was speedily announced.   --Macaulay.
 4. An approach. [Obs.]
    The house has a corner arrival.   --H. Walpole.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: accomplishment of an objective [syn: reaching]
      2: the act of arriving at a certain place; "they awaited her
      3: someone who arrives (or has arrived) [syn: arriver, comer]