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mo·tor·boat

 (mō′tər-bōt′)
n.
A boat propelled by an internal-combustion engine or other motor. Also called powerboat.

motorboat

(ˈməʊtəˌbəʊt)
n
(Nautical Terms) any boat powered by a motor

mo•tor•boat

(ˈmoʊ tərˌboʊt)

n.
1. a boat propelled by an inboard or outboard motor.
v.i.
2. to travel in or operate a motorboat.
[1900–05]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.motorboat - a boat propelled by an internal-combustion enginemotorboat - a boat propelled by an internal-combustion engine
boat - a small vessel for travel on water
cabin cruiser, pleasure boat, pleasure craft, cruiser - a large motorboat that has a cabin and plumbing and other conveniences necessary for living on board
helm - steering mechanism for a vessel; a mechanical device by which a vessel is steered
internal-combustion engine, ICE - a heat engine in which combustion occurs inside the engine rather than in a separate furnace; heat expands a gas that either moves a piston or turns a gas turbine
launch - a motorboat with an open deck or a half deck
outboard, outboard motorboat - a motorboat with an outboard motor
speedboat - a fast motorboat
scooter, sea scooter, water scooter - a motorboat resembling a motor scooter
windscreen, windshield - transparent screen (as of glass) to protect occupants of a vehicle
Verb1.motorboat - ride in a motorboat
boat - ride in a boat on water
Translations
motorový člun
motorbåd
moottorivene
motorni čamac
モーターボート
모터 보트
motorni čoln
motorbåt
เรือยนต์
xuồng máy

motorboat

[ˈməʊtəbəʊt] Nlancha f motora, motora f

motorboat

[ˈməʊtərbəʊt] nbateau m à moteur

motorboat

[ˈməʊtəˌbəʊt] nmotoscafo

motorboat

زَورَقٌ بُخَارِيّ motorový člun motorbåd Motorboot βενζινάκατος lancha motora moottorivene bateau à moteur motorni čamac barca a motore モーターボート 모터 보트 motorboot motorbåt motorówka barco a motor, lancha катер motorbåt เรือยนต์ deniz motoru xuồng máy 摩托艇
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