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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A powerful small boat designed to pull or push larger ships.

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  • The tugboat is Italian-flagged, but its ownership was unclear.
  • No one was onboard the tugboat, which is registered to F&A Enterprises in St. Augustine.
  • Work to remove the partially sunken tugboat, which is west of the 10th Street Bridge, is expected to start in a couple of hours.
  • Note that the proposed "tugboat" method is superior to the nuclear options we looked at a few years ago. for more
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