seacraft

noun

sea·​craft ˈsē-ˌkraft How to pronounce seacraft (audio)
1
: seagoing ships
2
: skill in navigation

Examples of seacraft in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Late last spring, media outlets began reporting that a group of orca whales were ramming seacraft near the Strait of Gibraltar. David L. Ulin, The Atlantic, 2 Apr. 2024 The seacraft measures 544 feet end to end and is 75 feet wide, giving it enough room for a maximum of 20 guests and 40 crew members. Bryan Hood, Robb Report, 25 Jan. 2024 The company is asking 10 figures for the seacraft limiting its clientele to the richest of the rich. Bryan Hood, Robb Report, 25 Jan. 2024 The Titan submersible that imploded was one of two seacraft used by OceanGate. Bychris Morris, Fortune, 18 July 2023 The Santa Barbara County Fire Department dispatched a group of three rescue swimmers in wet suits with long paddle boards from Isla Vista and two seacraft from UC Santa Barbara. Los Angeles Times, 9 May 2021 The boat, owned by The Museum of Jewish Heritage in New York ,was one of dozens of seacraft used in 1943 to evacuate almost all the Jews from Denmark into neutral Sweden. Susan Dunne, courant.com, 22 May 2018 So, to evacuate the troops, all British seacrafts were commissioned by the Navy. Esquire, 23 Feb. 2018 The harsh environment was on full display July 29, as the Healy carried out two consecutive missions on the water in a smaller seacraft. Author: Dan Lamothe, Alaska Dispatch News, 5 Sep. 2017

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Word History

First Known Use

1658, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of seacraft was in 1658

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“Seacraft.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/seacraft. Accessed 29 May. 2024.

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