Definition of Lifeboats

1. Noun. (plural of lifeboat) ¹



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Definition of Lifeboats

1. lifeboat [n] - See also: lifeboat

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lifeboats

life support system
life support systems
life table
life tables
life tenant
life tenants
life vest
life vests
life zone
lifebelt
lifebelts
lifeblood
lifebloods
lifeboat
lifeboatman
lifeboats (current term)
lifebuoy
lifebuoys
lifecare
lifecares
lifecast
lifecasting
lifecasts
lifechanging
lifecycle
lifecycles
lifedraining
lifeform
lifeforms
lifeful

Literary usage of Lifeboats

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1. Handbook of Ship Calculations, Construction and Operation: A Book of by Charles Haynes Hughes (1917)
"When folded they are about 18 ins. high so that several when placed on top of each other will not occupy much more space than one of the ordinary lifeboats. ..."

2. Papers on Mechanical and Physical Subjects by Osborne Reynolds, Arthur William Brightmore, William Henry Moorby (1901)
"THE lamentable accidents to the St Anne's and Southport lifeboats on the 9th inst. seem likely to lead to steps being taken to obtain a more systematic ..."

3. Practical Shipbuilding: A Treatise on the Structural Design and Building of by A. Campbell Holms (1918)
"lifeboats AND DAVITS, INTERNATIONAL CONVENTION FOR THE SAFETY OF LIFE AT SEA. Art. 478. In consequence of the loss of the Titanic in 1912, the principal ..."

4. Ships' Boats: Their Qualities, Construction, Equipment, and Launching Appliances by Ernest Walter Blocksidge (1920)
"Unit of capacity for lifeboats of Class IA and boats of Class III ... given for lifeboats of Class IB in Column 5 depends on the provision of proper seating ..."

5. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"Since 1890 the institution has been introducing steel lifeboats, 50 feet in length and of 20 beam, with steam engine power and propellers operated on a ..."

6. Report of the Annual Meeting (1869)
"An Improvement in Watering Roads. By "VY. J. COOPER. Improvements in the Pacl-iny of Boats, lifeboats, and Pontoons. By U. FAWCUS. ..."

7. The Voyage Alone in the Yawl "Rob Roy": From London to Paris, and by Havre by John MacGregor (1880)
"MEDINA DOCK is the place to see all sorts of ships and boats for steam, sailing, or rowing, lifeboats, rafts, and models. The basin is full of broken- ..."

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