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pow·er·boat

 (pou′ər-bōt′)
n.

powerboat

(ˈpaʊəˌbəʊt)
n
(Nautical Terms) a boat propelled by an inboard or outboard 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.powerboat - a boat propelled by an internal-combustion enginepowerboat - 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
Translations

powerboat

[ˈpaʊəˌbəʊt] Nlancha f a motor, motora f

powerboat

[ˈpaʊərbəʊt] n (British)hors-bord mpower breakfast npetit-déjeuner m d'affaires (avec un ou des interlocuteurs influents)power broker nhomme m d'influence (dans les coulisses de la politique ou des affaires)power cable ncâble m électriquepower cut n (British)coupure f de courantpower dressing n tenue élégante, sobre et sévère adoptée par certains cadrespower drill nperceuse f électrique

powerboat

[ˈpaʊəˌbəʊt] n (Brit) → motobarca, imbarcazione f a motore
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