[waw-ter-kraft, -krahft, wot-er-]
- skill in boating and water sports.
- any boat or ship.
- boats and ships collectively.
Origin of watercraft
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Related Wordsaircraft, spacecraft, plane, barge, vessel, ship, airplane, boat, blimp, shipping, bottom, watercraft, zeppelin
Examples from the Web for watercraft
The harbor is studded with all kinds of watercraft, from the stupendous iron-clad battle ships to the tiny pleasure boat.Memoirs of John R. Young
Floyd's fort on the Bear Grass became a rendezvous; the little harbour an anchorage for watercraft.The Conquest
Eva Emery Dye
They continued to move south-eastward across Russia, using the rivers and never forgetting their Baltic watercraft.The Outline of History: Being a Plain History of Life and Mankind
Herbert George Wells
Various types of watercraft used in Colonial Virginia have been mentioned in the records.Some Notes on Shipbuilding and Shipping in Colonial Virginia
Cerinda W. Evans
Baily adds two items to the story of the development of the mechanical operation of watercraft.The Paths of Inland Commerce
Archer B. Hulbert
- a boat or ship or such vessels collectively
- skill in handling boats or in water sports
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