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ice·boat

 (īs′bōt′)
n.
1. A boatlike vehicle set on sharp runners, used for sailing on ice.

ice′boat′er n.
ice′boat′ing n.

iceboat

(ˈaɪsˌbəʊt)
n
(Nautical Terms) another name for icebreaker1, ice yacht

ice•boat

(ˈaɪsˌboʊt)

n.
1. a vehicle for rapid movement on ice, usu. consisting of a T-shaped frame on runners propelled by sails.
[1745–55]
ice′boat`er, n.
ice′boat`ing, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.iceboat - a ship with a reinforced bow to break up ice and keep channels open for navigationiceboat - a ship with a reinforced bow to break up ice and keep channels open for navigation
ship - a vessel that carries passengers or freight
2.iceboat - a sailing vessel with runners and a cross-shaped frameiceboat - a sailing vessel with runners and a cross-shaped frame; suitable for traveling over ice
vessel, watercraft - a craft designed for water transportation
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Purchase of an iceboat for the Police and Border Guard Board to set up a patrol and SAR functions
Danny with his sister Mary depending on him must cautiously control his iceboat in a very strong wind.
Sailing employs the wind-acting on sails, wingsails or kites-to propel a craft on the surface of the water (sailing ship, sailboat, windsurfer, or kitesurfer), on ice (iceboat) or on land (land yacht) over a chosen course, which is often part of a larger plan of navigation.
I was aboard the Antarctic Dream, a small 2,180-ton polar iceboat with a reinforced hull built for adventure.
An avid outdoorsman, Arvid enjoyed his iceboat, sailing, canoeing, kayaking, fishing, hiking, skiing, and hunting.
As they make a name for their team, Bertie continues to evade the Kellys until a surprising turn of events changes his life, his view of the gang--and eventually--the iceboat team.