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motorboat

any boat powered by a motor
Collins Discovery Encyclopedia, 1st edition © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

motorboat

[′mōd·ər‚bōt]
(naval architecture)
A boat propelled by an internal combustion engine or an electric motor. Also known as autoboat.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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