Also called swamp boat . a small open boat having a very shallow draft and driven by a caged airplane propeller mounted above the rear transom, capable of traveling at relatively high speeds through shallow water, swamps, etc.
to go or travel in an airboat.
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How to use airboat in a sentence
Some airboat tour companies will even let you hold a small dog in a carrying case between your legs, if you want to go on a proper adventure.
When hiding from the second airboat, he disturbed a kelit in the thick brush growing beside the road.Insidekick | Jesse Franklin Bone
It was a rear cabin in a large airboat, luxuriously furnished with reclining seats and an inlaid table.The Sensitive Man | Poul William Anderson
It was an air-view of the city of Zurb—taken, the high priest explained, by infrared light from an airboat over the city at night.Temple Trouble | Henry Beam Piper
The pickup seemed to be pointed downward from the bow of an airboat circling at about ten thousand feet.Time Crime | H. Beam Piper
"Well, let's see what we can find in the way of a big airboat, or a small ship," Conn said.The Cosmic Computer | Henry Beam Piper
British Dictionary definitions for airboat
another name for swamp boat
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