multihull

noun

mul·​ti·​hull ˈməl-tē-ˌhəl How to pronounce multihull (audio)
-ˌtī-
: a vessel (such as a catamaran or trimaran) with multiple side-by-side hulls compare monohull
multihulled
ˈməl-tē-ˌhəld
-ˌtī-
adjective

Examples of multihull in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The multihull is equipped with two 340 kW e-motors, a 150 kW diesel generator, a 286 kWh lithium battery, and 42 powerful solar panels capable of generating up to 17 kWp. Rachel Cormack, Robb Report, 4 Apr. 2024 Like any good explorer, the multihull can accommodate a full arsenal of water toys and tenders. Rachel Cormack, Robb Report, 21 Mar. 2024 The multihull is being built for a client based in the Indian Ocean and will be delivered to the Seychelles. Rachel Cormack, Robb Report, 6 Mar. 2024 After a two-year hiatus, the race convened Feb. 23-26th in Auckland’s Hauraki Gulf, attracting a competitive fleet of boats that included the inaugural group of multihulls over 18 meters. Kathleen Turner, Forbes, 29 Feb. 2024 As such, Sunreef will be able to introduce its range of eco-friendly multihulls to a wider global audience. Rachel Cormack, Robb Report, 1 Mar. 2024 Day One for the multihull division gave the win to Outnumbered, followed by Kotuku and Cat+Ion. Kathleen Turner, Forbes, 29 Feb. 2024 Driven from the flybridge, the multihull can soar to a top speed of 28 knots or cruise at 10 knots. Rachel Cormack, Robb Report, 9 Jan. 2024 Conversely, an aluminum or GRP multihull of the same size could weigh as much as 90 and 70 tons, respectively. Rachel Cormack, Robb Report, 18 Dec. 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1960, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of multihull was in 1960

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“Multihull.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/multihull. Accessed 17 Apr. 2024.

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