Definition of 'motorboat'
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Example sentences containing 'motorboat'
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Behind him, he could hear voices calling excitedly and then the engine of the motorboat coughed into life. THE KEYS OF HELL (2002)As the motorboat rounded a point of land jutting from the mist into the river, Chavasse parted the reeds carefully. THE KEYS OF HELL (2002)Using oars as paddles, they moved the motorboat close to the shore. THREE IN ONE (2002)
The bottom comes up to eighty feet, which makes it impossible to duck under anything larger than a motorboat. NIMITZ CLASS (2002)
Trends of 'motorboat'
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Translations for 'motorboat'
British English: motorboat /ˈməʊtəˌbəʊt/ NOUN
A motorboat is a boat that is driven by an engine.
- American English: motorboat
- Arabic: زَورَقٌ بُخَارِيّ
- Brazilian Portuguese: lancha
- Chinese: 摩托艇
- Croatian: motorni čamac
- Czech: motorový člun
- Danish: motorbåd
- Dutch: motorboot
- European Spanish: lancha motora
- Finnish: moottorivene
- French: bateau à moteur
- German: Motorboot
- Greek: βενζινάκατος
- Italian: barca a motore
- Japanese: モーターボート
- Korean: 모터 보트
- Norwegian: motorbåt
- Polish: motorówka
- European Portuguese: barco a motor
- Romanian: barcă cu motor
- Russian: катер
- Spanish: lancha motora
- Swedish: motorbåt
- Thai: เรือยนต์
- Turkish: deniz motoru
- Ukrainian: моторний човен
- Vietnamese: xuồng máy
Definition of motorboat from the Collins English Dictionary
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