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1. See tugboat.
2. A powerful, shallow-draft boat with a broad bow, intended to push barges on rivers and canals.
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(Nautical Terms) another word for tug5
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1. a boat used to push groups of barges, esp. in inland waterways.
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|Noun||1.||towboat - a powerful small boat designed to pull or push larger ships|
boat - a small vessel for travel on water
helm - steering mechanism for a vessel; a mechanical device by which a vessel is steered
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towboat[ˈtəʊbəʊt] N (US) → remolcador m
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towboat[ˈtəʊˌbəʊt] n → rimorchiatore m
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