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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Any of the small vessels carried by a ship for use if the ship must be abandoned.

Usage examples (35)
  • A lifeboat is an important safety feature for any ocean going vessel.
  • Because we're sinkin 'down, and the lifeboat is your safest place
  • But the lifeboat was a refuge as temporary as it-was treacherous.
  • The Somalis fled with Phillips to the lifeboat, which is being monitored by U.S. for more
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