Air-cushion vehicle - definition of air-cushion vehicle by The Free Dictionary
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hov•er•craft (ˈhʌv ərˌkræft, -ˌkrɑft, ˈhɒv-)
n., pl. -craft.
(sometimes cap.) a passenger craft that rides on a cushion of air, kept aloft by fans and driven forward by propellers.
[1955–60; orig. a trademark]
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, the report added.
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