HyperDic: barge

English > 3 senses of the word barge:
NOUNartifactbarge, flatboat, hoy, lightera flatbottom boat for carrying heavy loads (especially on canals)
VERBmotionbarge, thrust ahead, push forwardpush one's way
motionbargetransport by barge on a body of water
barge > pronunciation
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English > barge: 3 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA flatbottom boat for carrying heavy loads (especially on canals).
Synonymsflatboat, hoy, lighter
NarrowerdredgerA barge (or a vessel resembling a barge) that is used for dredging
houseboatA barge that is designed and equipped for use as a dwelling
pontoon(nautical) a floating structure (as a flat-bottomed boat) that serves as a dock or to support a bridge
scowA barge carrying bulk materials in an open hold
wherry, Norfolk wherrySailing barge used especially in East Anglia
BroaderboatA small vessel for travel on water
Spanishbarca, barcaza, bombo, gabarra, hoy, lanchón, panga
Catalanbarcassa, pastera
Verbsbargetransport by barge on a body of water
English > barge: 3 senses > verb 1, motion
MeaningPush one's way.
PatternSomebody ----s PP
Example"she barged into the meeting room"
Synonymsthrust ahead, push forward
Broaderrush, hotfoot, hasten, hie, speed, race, pelt along, rush along, cannonball along, bucket along, belt along, step on itMove fast
See alsobarge inbreak into a conversation
English > barge: 3 senses > verb 2, motion
Meaningtransport by barge on a body of water.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Categorynavigation, pilotage, pilotingThe guidance of ships or airplanes from place to place
Broadertransport, send, shiptransport commercially
Spanishnavegar, transportar en barcaza
Nounsbargea flatbottom boat for carrying heavy loads (especially on canals)
bargeesomeone who operates a barge

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