Associations to the word «Boat»


BOAT, noun. A craft used for transportation of goods, fishing, racing, recreational cruising, or military use on or in the water, propelled by oars or outboard motor or inboard motor or by wind.
BOAT, noun. (poker slang) A full house.
BOAT, noun. A vehicle, utensil, or dish somewhat resembling a boat in shape.
BOAT, noun. (chemistry) One of two possible conformations of cyclohexane rings (the other being chair), shaped roughly like a boat.
BOAT, noun. (AU) (politics) (informal) The refugee boats arriving in Australian waters, and by extension, refugees generally.
BOAT, verb. (intransitive) To travel by boat.
BOAT, verb. (transitive) To transport in a boat.
BOAT, verb. (transitive) To place in a boat.
BOAT BUG, noun. An aquatic hemipterous insect of the genus Notonecta; the water boatman.
BOAT BUGS, noun. Plural of boat bug
BOAT CONFORMATION, noun. (chemistry) an unstable chemical conformation of a six-membered single bonded carbon ring such cyclohexane
BOAT HOOK, noun. Alternative form of boathook
BOAT HOOKS, noun. Plural of boat hook
BOAT LIFT, noun. A mechanism used for raising and lowering boats on a canal vertically from one water level to another.
BOAT LIFTS, noun. Plural of boat lift
BOAT MATE, noun. Alternative spelling of boatmate
BOAT MATES, noun. Plural of boat mate
BOAT PEOPLE, noun. Refugees fleeing by sea, particularly (historical) those fleeing from South Vietnam during the 1970s and '80s.
BOAT PEOPLE, noun. An ethnic group who principally lives on fishing and houseboats, particularly, the Tanka or Dan people of East Asia.
BOAT PEOPLE, noun. Plural of boat person
BOAT PERSON, noun. A person who enjoys boats, boating, yachting, etc.
BOAT PERSON, noun. A member of one of the ethnic or refugee groups known as "boat people".
BOAT RACE, noun. (Cockney rhyming slang) The face.
BOAT RAMP, noun. An inclined slab, or a channel, where small boats are launched.
BOAT SHED, noun. Synonym of boathouse.
BOAT SHELL, noun. (zoology) A marine gastropod of the genus Crepidula. The species are numerous.
BOAT SHELL, noun. (zoology) A marine univalve shell of the genus Cymbium, syn. Cymba.
BOAT SHELLS, noun. Plural of boat shell
BOAT SHOE, noun. A type of casual footwear resembling a loafer, originally designed to be worn aboard a boat, characterized by water-resistant hide, soles designed to improve hold on wet deck of the boat and side lacing.
BOAT SHOES, noun. Plural of boat shoe
BOAT TRAIN, noun. (UK) (Ireland) (travel) A travel service with a train timed to arrive at a ferry port in time for the onward travel by ferry. (or v.v.)
BOAT TRIP, noun. Trip made with a boat or ship
BOAT TRIPS, noun. Plural of boat trip

Dictionary definition

BOAT, noun. A small vessel for travel on water.
BOAT, noun. A dish (often boat-shaped) for serving gravy or sauce.
BOAT, verb. Ride in a boat on water.

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