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watercraft

[waw-ter-kraft, -krahft, wot-er-] /ˈwɔ tərˌkræft, -ˌkrɑft, ˈwɒt ər-/
noun
1.
skill in boating and water sports.
2.
any boat or ship.
3.
boats and ships collectively.
Origin
1560-1570
1560-70; water + craft
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  • While other electric watercraft have been proposed, promised battery-powered ferries have yet to materialize.
  • Manatees struggle for survival as the result of a gantlet of threats, from watercraft strikes to toxins in the water.
  • Do not operate a watercraft while under the influence of drugs or alcohol.
British Dictionary definitions for watercraft

watercraft

/ˈwɔːtəˌkrɑːft/
noun
1.
a boat or ship or such vessels collectively
2.
skill in handling boats or in water sports
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