[huhv-er-kraft, -krahft, hov-]
Origin of hovercraft
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Examples from the Web for hovercraft
You'll get all the fighting you want from Hovercraft, if you can wait until then.
Hovercraft has held a near monopoly in transport to Fairbanks.
When you took on Hovercraft, you were thinking in terms of a regional dispute.
In short, no matter what Haer's past record, choose what was going to be the winning side—Continental Hovercraft.
Hovercraft wouldn't stand for it, and the Category Military Department would back them.
- a vehicle that is able to travel across both land and water on a cushion of air. The cushion is produced by a fan continuously forcing air under the vehicle
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Word Origin and History for hovercraft
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