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Gondola vs. Boat

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Gondolanoun

The hanging cart in which a glass-cleaning worker stands to clean exterior glass on tall buildings.

Boatnoun

A craft used for transportation of goods, fishing, racing, recreational cruising, or military use on or in the water, propelled by oars or outboard motor or inboard motor or by wind.

Gondolaverb

To travel by gondola.

Boatnoun

(poker slang) A full house.

Gondolanoun

A long, narrow boat with a high prow and stern, used in the canals of Venice. A gondola is usually propelled by one or two oarsmen who stand facing the prow, or by poling. A gondola for passengers has a small open cabin amidships, for their protection against the sun or rain. A sumptuary law of Venice required that gondolas should be painted black, and they are customarily so painted now.

Boatnoun

A vehicle, utensil, or dish somewhat resembling a boat in shape.

‘a stone boat;’; ‘a gravy boat’;

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Gondolanoun

A flat-bottomed boat for freight.

Boatnoun

(chemistry) One of two possible conformations of cyclohexane rings (the other being chair), shaped roughly like a boat.

Gondolanoun

A long platform car, either having no sides or with very low sides, used on railroads.

Boatnoun

The refugee boats arriving in Australian waters, and by extension, refugees generally.

Gondolanoun

An elongated car under a dirigible.

Boatverb

(intransitive) To travel by boat.

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Gondolanoun

a low flat-bottomed freight car with fixed sides but no roof

Boatverb

(transitive) To transport in a boat.

‘to boat goods’;

Gondolanoun

long narrow flat-bottomed boat propelled by sculling; traditionally used on canals of Venice

Boatverb

(transitive) To place in a boat.

‘to boat oars’;

Gondolanoun

car suspended from an airship and carrying personnel and cargo and power plant

Boatnoun

A small open vessel, or water craft, usually moved by cars or paddles, but often by a sail.

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Gondola

The gondola (English: , Italian: [ˈɡondola]; Venetian: góndoła [ˈɡoŋdoɰa]) is a traditional, flat-bottomed Venetian rowing boat, well suited to the conditions of the Venetian lagoon. It is typically propelled by a gondolier, who uses a rowing oar, which is not fastened to the hull, in a sculling manner and also acts as the rudder.

Boatnoun

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.

Boatnoun

A vehicle, utensil, or dish, somewhat resembling a boat in shape; as, a stone boat; a gravy boat.

Boatverb

To transport in a boat; as, to boat goods.

Boatverb

To place in a boat; as, to boat oars.

Boatverb

To go or row in a boat.

‘I boated over, ran my craft aground.’;

Boatnoun

a small vessel for travel on water

Boatnoun

a dish (often boat-shaped) for serving gravy or sauce

Boatverb

ride in a boat on water

Boat

A boat is a watercraft of a large range of types and sizes, but generally smaller than a ship, which is distinguished by its larger size, shape, cargo or passenger capacity, or its ability to carry boats. Small boats are typically found on inland waterways such as rivers and lakes, or in protected coastal areas.

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