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1. Skill in boating, swimming, or other water-related sports.
a. A boat or ship.
b. (used with a pl. verb) Water vehicles considered as a group.
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1. (Nautical Terms) a boat or ship or such vessels collectively
2. (Nautical Terms) skill in handling boats or in water sports
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wa•ter•craft(ˈwɔ tərˌkræft, -ˌkrɑft, ˈwɒt ər-)
1. skill in boating and water sports.
2. a boat or ship.
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Any vessel or craft designed specifically and only for movement on the surface of the water.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.
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|Noun||1.||watercraft - skill in the management of boats|
|2.||watercraft - a craft designed for water transportation|
bareboat - a vessel (such as a yacht) that can be chartered without a captain or crew or provisions
bilge - where the sides of the vessel curve in to form the bottom
bilge keel - either of two lengthwise fins attached along the outside of a ship's bilge; reduces rolling
boat - a small vessel for travel on water
fore, prow, bow, stem - front part of a vessel or aircraft; "he pointed the bow of the boat toward the finish line"
craft - a vehicle designed for navigation in or on water or air or through outer space
fishing boat, fishing smack, fishing vessel - a vessel for fishing; often has a well to keep the catch alive
galley - (classical antiquity) a crescent-shaped seagoing vessel propelled by oars
galley - a large medieval vessel with a single deck propelled by sails and oars with guns at stern and prow; a complement of 1,000 men; used mainly in the Mediterranean for war and trading
hull - the frame or body of ship
ice yacht, iceboat, scooter - a sailing vessel with runners and a cross-shaped frame; suitable for traveling over ice
rudder - (nautical) steering mechanism consisting of a hinged vertical plate mounted at the stern of a vessel
ship - a vessel that carries passengers or freight
shrimper - a vessel engaged in shrimping
splashboard, washboard - protective covering consisting of a broad plank along a gunwale to keep water from splashing over the side
weather ship - an oceangoing vessel equipped to make meteorological observations
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