A craft used for transportation of goods, fishing, racing, recreational cruising, or military use on or in the water, propelled by oars or outboard motor or inboard motor or by wind. (noun)
A full house. (noun)
One of two possible conformations of cyclohexane rings (the other being chair), shaped roughly like a boat. (noun)
To travel by boat. (verb)
Examples of word boat
Another boat with purse nets surrounds the Â“light boatÂ” with nets and pulls in the catch.
When John Fitch's boat stemmed the current of the Delaware, contending successfully with sail boats, it was called, in derision, the _scheme boat_.
In the first example, William and Henry are represented as jointly owning a boat; in the second, each is represented as owning a separate boat -- _boat_ is understood after _William's_.
For if the boat be left to its own course, both it and the cork will float down together; and if the use of the oars or paddles be resumed, the distance between the boat and the cork will proceed to develope itself exactly according to the rate of the _boat_, without any regard to that of the _stream_.
[_Sanguine_ lifts _Eugenia_ into the boat, and the masque receives her.] _Eug. _ (_from the boat_) Great nature! speed my dying words!