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powerboat

[pou-er-boht] /ˈpaʊ ərˌboʊt/
noun
1.
a boat propelled by mechanical power.
2.
Origin of powerboat
1905-1910
1905-10; power + boat
Related forms
powerboating, noun
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Examples from the web for powerboat
  • There may be strong currents and heavy powerboat traffic.
  • The shallower water, lack of rapids, and absence of large powerboat waves make it suitable for beginning canoeists.
  • Bring your family and friends for a visit by boat, and dock up at our powerboat landing.
  • While using the boat ramp be aware of powerboat traffic at all times.
British Dictionary definitions for powerboat

powerboat

/ˈpaʊəˌbəʊt/
noun
1.
a boat propelled by an inboard or outboard motor
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