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fire·boat

 (fīr′bōt′)
n.
A boat equipped to fight fires along waterfronts and on ships.

fireboat

(ˈfaɪəˌbəʊt)
n
(Nautical Terms) a motor vessel with fire-fighting apparatus

fire•boat

(ˈfaɪərˌboʊt)

n.
a powered vessel equipped to fight fires on boats, docks, shores, etc.
[1875–80]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.fireboat - a boat equipped to fight fires on ships or along a waterfront
boat - a small vessel for travel on water
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