sea·​craft | \ ˈsē-ˌkraft How to pronounce seacraft (audio) \

Definition of seacraft

1 : seagoing ships
2 : skill in navigation

Examples of seacraft in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web 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,, "Viking Artifacts, Vinland Map On Display At Mystic Seaport," 22 May 2018 So, to evacuate the troops, all British seacrafts were commissioned by the Navy. Esquire, "And the Best Picture Should Be...," 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, "In a changing Arctic, a lone Coast Guard icebreaker maneuvers through ice and geopolitics," 5 Sep. 2017 The operator on the seacraft controls the amount of thrust, while the rider controls the angle with his feet. William Thornton,, "Flyboarding taking off on Alabama's lakes," 4 Aug. 2017 Paddy misses the days when man and water and seacraft were one. Hilton Als, The New Yorker, "The Layered Poetry of “The Hairy Ape”," 27 Mar. 2017

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First Known Use of seacraft

1658, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Seacraft.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 19 January 2020.

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to insert between existing elements

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