Definition of Hovercraft

1. Noun. A craft capable of moving over water or land on a cushion of air created by jet engines.

Exact synonyms: Ground-effect Machine
Generic synonyms: Craft



Definition of Hovercraft

1. Noun. A vehicle supported on a cushion of air, able to traverse many different types of terrain and travel over water, used for transport. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Hovercraft

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hovercraft

hoverbarge
hoverbarges
hoverbike
hoverbikes
hoverboard
hoverboarder
hoverboarders
hoverboarding
hoverboards
hovercam
hovercams
hovercar
hovercars
hoverchair
hoverchairs
hovercraft (current term)
hovercrafts
hovercycle
hovercycles
hovered
hoverer
hoverers
hoverest
hovereth
hoverflies
hoverfly
hovering
hoveringly
hoverjet
hoverjets

Literary usage of Hovercraft

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1. Surviving Twilightby Shane A. Bernskoetter by Shane A. Bernskoetter (2005)
"As we continued to walk around we spied a hovercraft on a huge concrete ramp that went into the nearby Persian Gulf. Not being ones to pass up a snooping ..."

2. Adventure Guide to Tampa Bay and Florida's West Coast by Chelle Koster Walton (2003)
"Hover USA, based at The Pier, www.hovercraft-usa.com, -a 866-359-4683 or ... The 12-passenger hovercraft flies between 25 and 35 mph just 18 inches above ..."

3. Advanced Guide Canada's Atlantic Provinces by Barbara Radcliffe Rogers, Stillman Rogers (2005)
"In the Cascumpec Bay area, Atlantic hovercraft runs a tour that floats on a pad of air over the water. They operate from Northport Harbour, ..."

4. Tactics and Technology for 21st Century Military Superiorityby United States Dept. of Defense by United States Dept. of Defense (1998)
"... Compass, and Laser Range Finder Surrogate Light Vehicle Control Surrogate hovercraft Control hovercraft Sensor Platform The virtual simulation portrayed ..."

5. The Virginia Handbook by Blair Howard, Mary K. Burnham, Bill Burnham (2005)
"Kids can climb into a hovercraft and have their photos taken, while videos of the award-winning Cousteau films and television specials play continuously. ..."

6. Export Credit Financing Systems in Oecd Member and Non-Member Countries by OECD Staff, OECD, Daiana Cipollone (2001)
"It does not apply to hovercraft nor to flight simulators which are subject to the terms of the Arrangement. 19. Best Endeavours The provisions of this ..."

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