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tugboat

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noun tug·boat \ˈtəg-ˌbōt\

Simple Definition of tugboat

  • : a small, powerful boat that is used for pulling and pushing ships especially into harbors or up rivers

Full Definition of tugboat

  1. :  a strongly built powerful boat used for towing and pushing —called also towboat


TUGBOAT Defined for Kids

tugboat

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noun tug·boat \ˈtəg-ˌbōt\

Definition of tugboat

  1. :  a small powerful boat used for towing ships





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