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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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A marine vessel used for labor or trade rather than sport, public transportation, or military purposes

Usage examples (29)
  • The workboat was proceeding south, her wake rippling out toward them in parallel lines on the mirrored surface.
  • April 20-21: The Damon Bankston, a 285-foot workboat that was ferrying equipment to the Deepwater Horizon, reports it had picked up 110 crew members, three of them...
  • • The nonprofit Bannerman Castle Trust is seeking donations to help it replace its workboat.
  • Many features of the Stan Tug 1606 in particular have been incorporated in the new tug/workboat. for more
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