Examples of watercraft in a Sentence
just about any kind of watercraft can be seen on the lake during the summer
Recent Examples of watercraft from the Web
For some 70,000 years, people in California, Mexico and the Near East made regular use of bitumen: chewing it, painting their skin, sealing watercraft and making water bottles with it.
Hurricane Matthew generated about 40 derelict vessels last October, but Culver said those seemed to be smaller watercraft.
Hundreds — if not thousands — of people escaped in watercraft of every description.
The depictions of Herman Melville and Walt Whitman when the shores were a forest of masts with hundreds of ferries and watercraft of every size sweeping around the city every day, seemed up there with the fantasies of Jules Verne.
There were more than 3,200 personal auto and 91 commercial vehicle losses, 153 farm or agriculture equipment losses and 111 watercraft damaged or destroyed.
One of its common modes of spread is recreational watercraft used by boaters, anglers, paddlers and hunters.
The huge lake is eerily devoid of watercraft, but that may be changing.
Sharon Schorr said a number of this year's entrants revamped their watercraft in hopes of making them faster and more buoyant.
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First Known Use of watercraft
canoe, catamaran, dhow, dinghy, dink, dory, dugout, flatboat, garvey, gig, johnboat, kayak, outrigger, paddleboat, pontoon, pram, punt, raft, rowboat, sampan, scow, scull, shallop, shell, skiff, surfboat, umiak, wherry;
WATERCRAFT Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of watercraft for English Language Learners
: a ship or boat
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