motorboat


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motorboat

any boat powered by a motor

motorboat

[′mōd·ər‚bōt]
(naval architecture)
A boat propelled by an internal combustion engine or an electric motor. Also known as autoboat.
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Colonel Suwaidi said: "The police personnel discovered a wooden rescue boat fixed on the rear of the motorboat.
The decree urged owners of motorboats to co-operate with the coast guards and all other authorities by providing to them the necessary information about their expeditions and catches.
The captain of the Caledonian Isles ferry ordered his crew to launch a high-speed rescue craft, which was able to tow the motorboat to Brodick.
AT THE HEIWAJIMA MOTORBOAT racecourse in western Tokyo, six drivers take their color-coded speedboats on a practice run around the 600-meter oval course.
A female professional motorboat racer made a fresh start as a male racer in Osaka on Friday after reregistering with racing authorities as a man.
On July 15th, 2000, after the adults aboard a 17-foot motorboat fell overboard on Lake Maurepas in Reserve, Louisiana, one-year-old Jeremy Posey was left alone in the runaway craft as it ran out of control in tight circles for more than 30 minutes.
The crew then established communications with a small motorboat on an island 15 miles away.
Late last year, Elian, his mother, and 12 other people boarded an overloaded 17-foot-long aluminum motorboat and surreptitiously set sail for America across famously treacherous, shark-filled waters.
And all sailboat builders are watching the cheap-fuel-fired motorboat industry with trepidation.
The town assembly of Okabe in Saitama Prefecture voted 17-1 Thursday to kill a bill for a referendum on building a betting counter for motorboat races in the town.
1956: A 48-year-old 48-year-old solicitor from Manchester breaks the one-hour world water speed record in his motorboat.
Kuala Lumpur, Rabi'I 17, 1435, Jan 18, 2014, SPA -- Three people drowned Saturday and eight others remained missing after a motorboat capsized in a river in eastern Malaysia, a police official said, according to dpa.