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hovercraft

or Hov·er·craft

[ huhv-er-kraft, -krahft, hov- ]
/ ˈhʌv ərˌkræft, -ˌkrɑft, ˈhɒv- /
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noun, plural hov·er·craft.Chiefly British.

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Origin of hovercraft

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British Dictionary definitions for hovercraft

hovercraft
/ (ˈhɒvəˌkrɑːft) /

noun

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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