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jet boat

noun
1.
a small, propellerless boat powered by an engine that ejects water for its thrust.
Also, jetboat.
Origin
1960-1965
1960-65
Related forms
jet boating, noun
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Examples from the web for jet boat
  • The asking price includes furniture, a jet boat and four-wheel-drive vehicles.
  • River outfitters bring it down, snugly blanketed, at dawn on a jet boat.
  • Soon to be added are a remote-controlled surveillance airplane, a small jet boat, and an unmanned submersible.
  • Some offer the chance to cruise near the falls or even ride the rapids on a jet boat.
  • Tammy led the operation of the jet boat crew over a three day period.
  • Access to this corridor and related sites are generally achieved via the use of jet boat.
  • Instead, they attached the nets to a jet boat, and pulled them through the water with the boat.
  • Down-stream drift traffic has the right-of-way, but remember that a jet boat powering through a rapid can't simply stop.
  • Covered by the rule are outboard engines and gasoline marine engines used in personal watercraft and jet boat applications.
  • Angler counts and interviews were conducted by vehicle, jet boat, and check station.
British Dictionary definitions for jet boat

jet boat

noun
1.
(NZ) a power boat that is powered and steered by a jet of water under pressure
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