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speedboat

[speed-boht] /ˈspidˌboʊt/
noun
1.
a motorboat designed for high speeds.
Origin
1910-1915
1910-15; speed boat + -ing1
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Examples for speedboat
  • They will reach the resort by speedboat or seaplane and need never leave it except for diving or sunset dolphin-viewing.
  • The river has little ripply waves, maybe from a speedboat out beyond the white barrels.
  • They were people who were born without chins or who had taken a speedboat turbine to the face.
  • They all boarded a speedboat and motored through the creeks.
  • Wake turbulence occurs when an aircraft leaves a ripple in the air similar to a speedboat's wake.
  • The two other operators offered short speedboat trips to visitors at the dam.
  • The speedboat came so close to us that he nearly swamped us as he slashed us with his wake.
British Dictionary definitions for speedboat

speedboat

/ˈspiːdˌbəʊt/
noun
1.
a high-speed motorboat having either an inboard or outboard motor
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