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outboard

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adjective out·board \ˈau̇t-ˌbȯrd\

Definition of outboard

  1. 1 :  situated outboard

  2. 2 :  having, using, or limited to the use of an outboard motor

1694

First Known Use of outboard

1694


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outboard

adverb out·board

Definition of outboard

  1. 1 :  outside a ship's bulwarks :  in a lateral direction from the hull

  2. 2 :  in a position closer or closest to either of the wingtips of an airplane or to the sides of an automobile

1837

First Known Use of outboard

1837


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outboard

noun out·board

Definition of outboard

  1. 1 :  outboard motor

  2. 2 :  a boat with an outboard motor

1935

First Known Use of outboard

1935


OUTBOARD Defined for English Language Learners

outboard

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Definition of outboard for English Language Learners

  • : located on or toward the outside of a vehicle (such as an airplane or ship)

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