HyperDic: watercraft

English > 2 senses of the word watercraft:
NOUNcognitionwatercraftskill in the management of boats
artifactwatercraft, vessela craft designed for water transportation / transportation
English > watercraft: 2 senses > noun 1, cognition
MeaningSkill in the management of boats.
Broadercraft, craftsmanship, workmanshipSkill in an occupation or trade / trade
English > watercraft: 2 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningA craft designed for water transportation / transportation.
Category ofclinch, clenchA small slip noose made with seizing
InstancesMerrimacAn ironclad vessel built by the Confederate forces in the hope of breaking the blockade imposed by the North
MonitorAn ironclad vessel built by Federal forces to do battle with the Merrimac
Partsanchor, ground tackleA mechanical device that prevents a vessel from moving
bilgeWhere the sides of the vessel curve in to form the bottom
bilge keelEither of two lengthwise fins attached along the outside of a ship's bilge
bow, fore, prow, stemfront part of a vessel or aircraft
hullThe frame or body of ship
rudder(nautical) steering mechanism consisting of a hinged vertical plate mounted at the stern of a vessel
wale, strakeThick plank forming a ridge along the side of a wooden ship
washboard, splashboardprotective covering consisting of a broad plank along a gunwale to keep water from splashing over the side
NarrowerbareboatA vessel (such as a yacht) that can be chartered / chartered without a captain or crew or provisions / provisions
boatA small vessel for travel on water
fishing boat, fishing smack, fishing vesselA vessel for fishing
galley(classical antiquity) a crescent-shaped seagoing vessel propelled by oars
galleyA large medieval vessel with a single deck propelled by sails and oars with guns at stern and prow
iceboat, ice yacht, scooterA sailing vessel with runners and a cross-shaped frame
patrol boat, patrol shipA vessel assigned to patrol an area
sailing vessel, sailing shipA vessel that is powered by the wind
shipA vessel that carries passengers or freight
shrimperA vessel engaged in shrimping
weather shipAn oceangoing vessel equipped to make meteorological observations
yacht, racing yachtAn expensive vessel propelled by sail or power and used for cruising or racing
BroadercraftA vehicle designed for navigation in or on water or air or through outer space
Spanishbarco, embarcación, vaso

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