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steamboat

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noun steam·boat \ˈstēm-ˌbōt\

Simple Definition of steamboat

  • : a boat that is powered by steam

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of steamboat

  1. :  a boat driven by steam power; specifically :  a shallow-draft vessel used on inland waterways

1785

First Known Use of steamboat

1785


STEAMBOAT Defined for Kids

steamboat

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noun steam·boat \ˈstēm-ˌbōt\

Definition of steamboat for Students

  1. :  a boat powered by steam





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