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flying boat

noun
1.
a seaplane whose main body is a hull adapted for floating.
Compare floatplane.
Origin
1900-1905
1900-05
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Examples for flying boat
  • His grandparents met as blimp and flying boat mechanics.
  • First, there was the undetectable, ship-killing flying boat.
British Dictionary definitions for flying boat

flying boat

noun
1.
a seaplane in which the fuselage consists of a hull that provides buoyancy in the water
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