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flying boat

n.
A large seaplane that floats on its hull rather than on pontoons.

flying boat

n
(Aeronautics) a seaplane in which the fuselage consists of a hull that provides buoyancy in the water

fly′ing boat`


n.
a seaplane whose main body is a hull adapted for floating.
[1915–20]
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Noun1.flying boat - a large seaplane that floats with its fuselage in the water rather than on pontoonsflying boat - a large seaplane that floats with its fuselage in the water rather than on pontoons
hydroplane, seaplane - an airplane that can land on or take off from water; "the designer of marine aircraft demonstrated his newest hydroplane"
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