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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A small water vehicle driven by vapor arising from a heated substance.

Usage examples (33)
  • For my vacation, I am going on a steamboat cruise on an authentic paddlewheel riverboat.
  • He is on white man's fire-boat, what you call steamboat, only he is on boat maybe twenty times bigger than steamboat on Yukon.
  • Silverheaded; but, to my great relief, it turned out that the steamboat is not running.
  • The steamboat is claimed as the “exclusive” discovery of Fulton, Jouffroy, Rumsey, Stevens and Symmington. for more
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