Flying boat

Flying boat
Flying boat Flying boat A compact form of hydro-a["e]roplane having one central body, or hull. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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  • flying boat — n. an airplane with a hull that permits it to land on and take off from water …   English World dictionary

  • Flying boat — Infobox Aviation name=Flying boat caption=Short S23 C Class or Empire Flying BoatA flying boat is a specialised form of aircraft that is designed to take off from and land on water, using its fuselage as a floating hull. Such aircraft are… …   Wikipedia

  • flying boat — noun a large seaplane that floats with its fuselage in the water rather than on pontoons • Hypernyms: ↑seaplane, ↑hydroplane * * * ˈflying boat 7 [flying boat flying boats] noun a large plane that can take off from and land on water …   Useful english dictionary

  • flying-boat — flyˈing boat noun A seaplane with a boat s body • • • Main Entry: ↑fly …   Useful english dictionary

  • flying boat — A form of seaplane whose fuselage serves as the boat hull …   Aviation dictionary

  • flying boat — fly′ing boat n. aer. a seaplane whose main body is a hull adapted for floating • Etymology: 1915–20 …   From formal English to slang

  • flying boat — /ˈflaɪɪŋ boʊt/ (say fluying boht) noun an aircraft, whose main body consists of a single hull or boat, that can take off and land on water …   Australian English dictionary

  • flying boat — noun Date: 1913 a seaplane with a hull designed for floating …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • flying boat — a seaplane whose main body is a hull adapted for floating. Cf. floatplane. [1900 05] * * * …   Universalium

  • flying boat — seaplane with a hull adapted for floating …   English contemporary dictionary

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