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tug·boat

 (tŭg′bōt′)
n.
A small powerful boat designed for towing or pushing larger vessels. Also called towboat.

tug•boat

(ˈtʌgˌboʊt)

n.
a small, powerful boat for towing or pushing ships, barges, etc.
[1820–30, Amer.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.tugboat - a powerful small boat designed to pull or push larger shipstugboat - 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
Translations
remorkér
hinaaja

tugboat

[ˈtʌgbəʊt] Nremolcador m
References in classic literature ?
The tugboat skipper told me when he came on board for your letters, sir," explained the young man.
Now the Dreadnought she lies in the River Mersey, Because of the tugboat to take her to sea; But when she's off soundings you shortly will know
The engineer of a passive tugboat hung lazily to a railing and watched.
No more need be said of the place; for this sort of thing might have hap pened anywhere where there are ships, skippers, tugboats, and orphan nieces of indescribable splen dour.
Local store tugboat & the bird celebrates rapid growth and launch of new website at happy hour celebration
BEIJING (TAP) - Authorities confirmed 22 people dead in the capsizing of a tugboat with an international team on a test voyage in eastern China .
TOKYO, Jan 17 (KUNA) -- Up to 22 people were confirmed dead after a tugboat with 25 onboard sank on the Yangtze River in east China's Jiangsu Province, state-run Xinhua News Agency reported Saturday.
76 million) at an LNG tanker tugboat company he headed before taking over in 2013 as Kogas CEO.
The idea for the pink M's took root when a Moran employee asked Tregurtha for approval to paint one on a single tugboat to honor a family member.
AE[currency]KABAT (CyHAN)- The Gudrat tugboat, built at the Turkish shipyard, entered the international sea port of Turkmenbashi city on the Caspian shore, the Neutral Turkmenistan newspaper wrote Nov.
A tugboat "GUDRAT" built by the order of the state service for sea and river transport of Turkmenistan was delivered to Turkmenbashi international seaport, reports the state news agency of Turkmenistan.
The idea for the pink M s took root when a Moran employee asked Tregurtha for approval to paint one on a single tugboat to honor a family member.