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Definition of Boat


  1. A small open vessel, or water craft, usually moved by cars or paddles, but often by a sail.
  2. Hence, any vessel; usually with some epithet descriptive of its use or mode of propulsion; as, pilot boat, packet boat, passage boat, advice boat, etc. The term is sometimes applied to steam vessels, even of the largest class; as, the Cunard boats.
  3. A vehicle, utensil, or dish, somewhat resembling a boat in shape; as, a stone boat; a gravy boat.
  4. To transport in a boat; as, to boat goods.
  5. To place in a boat; as, to boat oars.
  6. To go or row in a boat.
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Boat Translations

boat in Dutch is boot, schuit
boat in Finnish is soutuvene
boat in French is canot, embarcation, bateau
boat in German is Boot, Boot, Schiff, Kahn
boat in Italian is barca, barchetta
boat in Latin is navis navis
boat in Portuguese is barco
boat in Spanish is barca, bote, barca, barco