powerboat

noun
pow·​er·​boat | \ ˈpau̇(-ə)r-ˌbōt How to pronounce powerboat (audio) \

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powerboater \ ˈpau̇(-​ə)r-​ˌbō-​tər How to pronounce powerboat (audio) \ noun
powerboating \ ˈpau̇(-​ə)r-​ˌbō-​tiŋ How to pronounce powerboat (audio) \ adjective

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Examples of powerboat in a Sentence

his friend had a powerboat and took them out waterskiing
Recent Examples on the Web Crafted predominately from carbon fiber, the powerboat has a fighting weight of 1,764 pounds (800 kg). Rachel Cormack, Robb Report, 8 June 2021 Get out on the water by signing up for the weekend paddleboard yoga sessions or opt for a high-speed adventure on a MasterCraft powerboat, which departs from the club’s private pier. Jennifer Kester, Forbes, 4 June 2021 Also unchanged for 2021 is the exhaust note of the GTS's mellifluous V-8, which continues to emit a powerboat-like burble at idle that builds to a soulful bellow as the engine spins to its 6800-rpm redline. Joey Capparella, Car and Driver, 3 June 2021 Conventional powerboat hulls are some of the most inefficient craft ever invented. Afdhel Aziz, Forbes, 12 May 2021 The owner also hopes to negotiate a package deal to include the condo’s furnishings and a 26-foot Sea Ray Sundancer powerboat plus a 36-foot boat slip. oregonlive, 13 May 2021 Candela is 80 percent more efficient than any other 25 foot powerboat out there. Afdhel Aziz, Forbes, 12 May 2021 In February, powerboat sales were up 34% compared with the same month last year, the association said. Paul O'donnell, Dallas News, 4 May 2021 The exterior, meanwhile, features a 2,422-square-foot deck and can hold a Fjord 42 powerboat and an Oxpro AL8 landing craft, along with additional mission-specific equipment. Rachel Cormack, Robb Report, 4 Mar. 2021

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First Known Use of powerboat

1830, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of powerboat was in 1830

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11 Jun 2021

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“Powerboat.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/powerboat. Accessed 15 Jun. 2021.

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