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A raft usually made of inflatable material or wood and used in an emergency on large bodies of water.
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(Nautical Terms) a raft for emergency use at sea
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a raft, often inflatable, for use in emergencies, as when a ship must be abandoned.
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|Noun||1.||life raft - a raft to use if a ship must be abandoned in an emergency|
raft - a flat float (usually made of logs or planks) that can be used for transport or as a platform for swimmers
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