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  • flat|boat — «FLAT BOHT», noun, verb. –n. a large boat with a flat bottom and squared off at both ends, formerly much used for carrying goods on a river or canal: »Down the Ohio drifted the flatboats and rafts (Atlantic). –v.t. to transport in a flatboat:… …   Useful english dictionary

  • flat|boat|man — «FLAT BOHT muhn», noun, plural men. a person who works on a flatboat …   Useful english dictionary

  • boat — au·to·boat; boat·a·ble; boat·age; boat; boat·er; boat·less; boat·man; boat·man·ship; boat·steerer; boat·stone; boat·swain; boat·yard; bum·boat; cock·boat; falt·boat; flat·boat·man; fly·boat; keel·boat·man; life·boat·man; riv·er·boat·man;… …   English syllables

  • flat — af·flat·ed; flat; flat·boat·man; flat·head; flat·head·ed; flat·ite; flat·let; flat·ly; flat·ness; flat·tail; flat·ted; flat·ten·er; flat·ter·er; flat·tery; flat·tie; flat·tish; flat·u·lence; flat·u·lent; flat·u·lent·ly; flat·u·os·i·ty;… …   English syllables

  • Boat building — Boat building, one of the oldest branches of engineering, is concerned with constructing the hulls of boats and, for sailboats, the masts, spars and rigging.Parts* Bow the front and generally sharp end of the hull. It is designed to reduce the… …   Wikipedia

  • Flat — Flat, n. 1. A level surface, without elevation, relief, or prominences; an extended plain; specifically, in the United States, a level tract along the along the banks of a river; as, the Mohawk Flats. [1913 Webster] Envy is as the sunbeams that… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • flat-bottom — flat bottomed flat bottomedadj. 1. having a flat bottom. a flat bottom boat [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • flat-bottomed — flat bottom flat bottom flat bottomed flat bottomedadj. 1. having a flat bottom. a flat bottom boat [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • flat-bottom — flat bot tom flat bottomed flat bot tomed, a. Having an even lower surface or bottom; as, a flat bottomed boat. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • flat-bottomed — flat bottom flat bot tom flat bottomed flat bot tomed, a. Having an even lower surface or bottom; as, a flat bottomed boat. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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