boat meaning

[ bəut ] Pronunciation:   "boat" in a sentence
Noun: boat  bowt
  1. A small vessel for travel on water 
  2. A dish (often boat-shaped) for serving gravy or sauce
    - gravy boat, gravy holder, sauceboat
Verb: boat  bowt
  1. Ride in a boat on water

Derived forms: boated, boats, boating

See also: boater, boating

Type of: dish, ride, vessel, watercraft

Encyclopedia: Boat


[American slang]
n. a big car; a full-size car.
• I don't want to drive a big boat like that.
• How do you stop that boat? Throw out an anchor?


[British slang]
Noun. Face. From the rhyming slang boat race.

[Electronics]
A type of crucible in which a semiconductor material is melted and sometimes processed. The material of which the boat is made (e.g., graphite) does not react with or contaminate the semiconductor material.

[Medicine]
Large vessels propelled by power or sail used for transportation on rivers,seas,oceans,or other navigable waters. Boats are smaller vessels propelled by oars,paddles,sail,or power; they may or may not have a deck.

Examples

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  1. he shouted to me that the boat was sinking.
  2. the boat was moving quickly toward the shore.
  3. he sailed the boat between the islands.
  4. sometimes someone would speak in a boat.
  5. the boat made slow headway against the tide.

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