boating

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boat

 (bōt)
n.
1.
a. A relatively small, usually open craft of a size that might be carried aboard a ship.
b. An inland vessel of any size.
c. A ship or submarine.
2. A dish shaped like a boat: a sauce boat.
v. boat·ed, boat·ing, boats
v.intr.
1. To travel by boat.
2. To ride a boat for pleasure.
v.tr.
1. To transport by boat.
2. To place in a boat.
Idiom:
in the same boat
In the same situation as another or others.

[Middle English bot, from Old English bāt; see bheid- in Indo-European roots.]

boating

(ˈbəʊtɪŋ)
n
the practice of rowing, sailing, or cruising in boats as a form of recreation

boat•ing

(ˈboʊ tɪŋ)

n.
1. the use of boats, esp. for pleasure.
adj.
2. of or pertaining to boats: boating clothes.
[1600–10]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.boating - water travel for pleasureboating - water travel for pleasure    
water travel, seafaring - travel by water
bareboating - boating by chartering a bareboat and providing your own crew and provisions; "we saved money by bareboating"
Translations

boating

[ˈbəʊtɪŋ]
A. N to go boatingir a dar un paseo en barca
B. CPD boating holiday Nvacaciones fpl en barca
boating trip Npaseo m en barca

boating

[ˈbəʊtɪŋ]
ncanotage m
to go boating → faire du canotage
modif [holiday] → en bateau
a boating accident → un accident de bateauboating lake n (in park)plan m d'eau de loisirsboat people nplboat people mplboat race n
(gen)régate f
the Boat Race → la course Oxford-Cambridge (se disputant sur la Tamise et opposant le huit de l'université d'Oxford à celui de l'université de Cambridge.)boat ride npromenade f en bateauboat shoes nplchaussures fpl de voile

boating

nBootfahren nt; to go boatingBootsfahrten/eine Bootsfahrt machen; boating holiday/tripBootsferien pl/-fahrt f

boating

[ˈbəʊtɪŋ] nnautica da diporto
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When he married Moira, a teacher from Nottingham, and decided start a family, moving wasn't an option for boat nut Steve.