bow thruster

noun

Definition of bow thruster

: an auxiliary propulsion device at the bow of a ship to aid in maneuvering

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First Known Use of bow thruster

1962, in the meaning defined above

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“Bow thruster.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bow%20thruster. Accessed 18 Jan. 2022.

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