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lifeboat

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noun life·boat \-ˌbōt\

Simple Definition of lifeboat

  • : a boat used for saving people's lives; especially : a small boat that is carried on a ship and that is used for saving the lives of the passengers and crew if the ship sinks

Full Definition of lifeboat

  1. :  a sturdy buoyant boat (as one carried by a ship) for use in an emergency and especially in saving lives at sea


LIFEBOAT Defined for Kids

lifeboat

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noun life·boat \ˈlīf-ˌbōt\

Definition of lifeboat

  1. :  a sturdy boat (as one carried by a ship) for use in an emergency





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