Hence, any vessel; usually with some epithet descriptive of its use or mode of propulsion; as, pilot boat, packet boat, passage boat, advice boat, etc. The term is sometimes applied to steam vessels, even of the largest class; as, the Cunard boats.
Any small craft, as opposed to a ship, which carries boats. Also, perhaps in a general spirit of perversity, submariners and naval aviators refer to their respective vessels, submarines and aircraft carriers, as "boats." The word comes from the Old Norse bato-or Possibly beit-both meaning "boat."
a small, undecked craft propelled by oars or a small sail on a short mast. Ships' boats varied in capacity and size, but always had a shallow draft. They were used to haul cargo, supplies and personnel to and from shore. Carried aboard ships in the fleet during the Atlantic crossing, the versatile and maneuverable ship's boat played a major role in the exploration of the shallow sounds and rivers of northeastern North Carolina.
Boat signals forecast bright prospects, if upon clear water. If the water is unsettled and turbulent, cares and unhappy changes threaten the dreamer. If with a gay party you board a boat without an accident, many favors will be showered upon you. Unlucky the dreamer who falls overboard while sailing upon stormy waters.
1. a device made of high purity temperature resistant materials such as fused silica, quartz, poly Si, or SiC. designed to hold many semiconductor wafers during thermal or other processes; 2. device designed to simultaneously contain source material during evaporation while at the same time heating the source to its melting point; made of highly conductive, temperature resistant material through which current is passed.
a carrier made to hold wafers. Most commonly a boat has 25 slots and is made of quartz, polysilicon or silicon carbide for use in a furnace, polypropylene for general wafer transport or Teflon for use in a wet process. Some furnace boats have 50 slots.
Byway Open to All Traffic - Legal term for a minor unsurfaced or unsealed highway or route with vehicular rights, which is marked on the Definitive map. The public has the right to pass and repass on foot, horseback, pedal cycle and in a vehicle but the route is used mainly by pedestrians and/or horses.
A hand that consists of three of a kind and a pair, e.g. A-A-K-K-K. If two people both have full houses, the one with the higher trips win. Also known as a full house. " I flopped a boat, and decided to slowplay it."
a completely "user friendly" compendium of advice on everything from selecting the right crusijng area to dealing with problems common to chartering, to choosing good company, to paying the right price for services received
A boat is an informal (although once widely used) term for the massive cars produced by the Detroit manufacturers during the 1950s and onward. The age of the boats came to a rather abrupt end in the early 1970s, when the first gas crisis hit and driving a needlessly large car became impractical financially.
A possession that gives an angler the ability to enjoy fishing trips on terrific lakes, provided the angler isn't stranded on the other side of the lake or at a marine mechanic's shop waiting for service. Marine mechanics ( see definition below) keep very busy.