air-cushioned vehicle
hovercraft hov"er*craft, n. A vehicle that rides over water or land supported by the pressure of a stream of air generated by downward-thrusting fans, and is propelled forward by an air propeller; also called {ACV} and {air-cushioned vehicle}. [Mostly found in Great Britain] [PJC]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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