Steamboat Steam"boat` (-b[=o]t`), n. A boat or vessel propelled by steam power; -- generally used of river or coasting craft, as distinguished from ocean steamers. [1913 Webster]

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  • steamboat — UK [ˈstiːmˌbəʊt] / US [ˈstɪmˌboʊt] noun [countable] Word forms steamboat : singular steamboat plural steamboats a large boat that moves by steam power …   English dictionary

  • steamboat — noun A boat or vessel propelled by steam power. 1870 By and by the steamboat intruded. Then for fifteen or twenty years, these men continued to run their keelboats down stream, and the steamers did all of the upstream business, the keelboatmen… …   Wiktionary

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