noun Date: 1960 a vessel (as a catamaran or trimaran) with multiple side-by-side hulls — compare monohullmultihulled adjective

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  • multihull — [mul′tē hul΄] n. a boat with two or more hulls joined side by side; esp., a catamaran or trimaran: distinguished from MONOHULL …   English World dictionary

  • Multihull — Motorkatamaran Mehrrumpfboote (engl. Multihull genannt) sind Boote, die nicht nur einen sondern mehrere parallel zueinander stehende Rümpfe haben. Da hierdurch eine große strukturelle Breite des Bootes erreicht wird, kann zum Erzielen der… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • multihull — /mul tee hul , mul tuy /, adj. 1. (of a vessel) having more than one hull joined by a single deck. n. 2. a multihull vessel, as distinguished from a monohull vessel. [1955 60; MULTI + HULL2] * * * …   Universalium

  • multihull — /ˈmʌltihʌl/ (say multeehul) Nautical –noun 1. any vessel with two or more hulls, as a catamaran (opposed to monohull). –adjective 2. of or relating to such a vessel: the multihull championship …   Australian English dictionary

  • multihull — noun A boat with two or more hulls …   Wiktionary

  • multihull — mÊŒltɪhÊŒl n. sailing vessel having more than one hull …   English contemporary dictionary

  • multihull — noun a boat with two or more, especially three, hulls …   English new terms dictionary

  • multihull — mul·ti·hull …   English syllables

  • multihull — mul•ti•hull [[t]ˈmʌl tiˌhʌl, ˈmʌl taɪ [/t]] n. a boat having two or more hulls, as a catamaran or a trimaran • Etymology: 1960–65 …   From formal English to slang

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