outboard motor


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outboard motor

n.
A detachable engine mounted on outboard brackets or on the stern of a boat.

out′board mo′tor


n.
a portable gasoline engine with propeller and tiller, clamped on the stern of a boat.
[1905–10]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.outboard motor - internal-combustion engine that mounts at stern of small boatoutboard motor - internal-combustion engine that mounts at stern of small boat
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
screw propeller, screw - a propeller with several angled blades that rotates to push against water or air
Translations
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moteur hors-bord
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