flat-bottom


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Adj.1.flat-bottom - having a flat bottom; "a flat-bottomed boat"
bottomed - having a bottom of a specified character
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Da Souza and Trent took their places side by side on the broad, flat-bottomed boat, and soon they were off shorewards and the familiar song of the Kru boys as they bent over their oars greeted their ears.
It was splendid to fish for trout over the bridge and the two girls learned to row themselves about in the little flat-bottomed dory Mr.
My acquaintance with sheets of water was small, and the pool of Bly, at all events on the few occasions of my consenting, under the protection of my pupils, to affront its surface in the old flat-bottomed boat moored there for our use, had impressed me both with its extent and its agitation.
At four o'clock in the morning the first rays of the sun lighted up Sego, the capital of Bambarra, which could be recognized at once by the four towns that compose it, by its Saracenic mosques, and by the incessant going and coming of the flat-bottomed boats that convey its inhabitants from one quarter to the other.
She was a big, flat-bottomed, square-sterned craft, sloop-rigged, with a sprung mast, slack rigging, dilapidated sails, and rotten running-gear, clumsy to handle and uncertain in bringing about, and she smelled vilely of coal tar, with which strange stuff she had been smeared from stem to stern and from cabin-roof to centreboard.
But the pirates at once were over the side, and by pushing and pulling on the flat-bottomed skiffs, we moved steadily along.
She should have had considerable draft; but, as the enemy couldn't have seen it, Perry decided to do away with it, and so made her flat-bottomed. It was this that caused my doubts about her.
/Dunkeld/, she is a flat-bottomed punt, and going up light as she was, she rolled very heavily.
He seemed to have two pairs of hands and a head of cast-iron, for, not content with blowing through a big conch-shell, he must needs stand up to it, swaying with the sway of the flat-bottomed dory, and send a grinding, thuttering shriek through the fog.
The broad, flat-bottomed valleys, many of which serve during a few days only in the season as water-courses, are clothed with thickets of leafless bushes.
On the shallow draft of the Calabar port channel, the NPA boss advocated for the use of flat-bottom vessels since the Authority has shelved plans to dredge the channel to its full length due to the huge cost associated with it.
Independently controlled, the conveyor's 2253RT roller top belt surface easily handles large or small, flat-bottom products, moving them on 0.49-inch balls spaced on 1-inch centers.