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Definition of Boat

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.

Boat Quotations

Only the guy who isn't rowing has time to rock the boat.
Jean-Paul Sartre

I am thankful the most important key in history was invented. It's not the key to your house, your car, your boat, your safety deposit box, your bike lock or your private community. It's the key to order, sanity, and peace of mind. The key is 'Delete.'
Elayne Boosler

Someone asked me, if I were stranded on a desert island what book would I bring... 'How to Build a Boat.'
Steven Wright

We may have all come on different ships, but we're in the same boat now.
Martin Luther King, Jr.

Should you find yourself in a chronically leaking boat, energy devoted to changing vessels is likely to be more productive than energy devoted to patching leaks.
Warren Buffett
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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