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Steamship vs. Steamboat

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Steamshipnoun

A ship or vessel propelled by steam power.

Steamboatnoun

A boat or vessel propelled by steam power.

Steamshipnoun

A ship or seagoing vessel propelled by the power of steam; a steamer.

Steamboatverb

To travel by steamboat.

Steamshipnoun

a ship powered by one or more steam engines

Steamboatnoun

A boat or vessel propelled by steam power; - generally used of river or coasting craft, as distinguished from ocean steamers.

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Steamship

A steamship, often referred to as a steamer, is a type of steam-powered vessel, typically ocean-faring and seaworthy, that is propelled by one or more steam engines that typically move (turn) propellers or paddlewheels. The first steamships came into practical usage during the early 1800s; however, there were exceptions that came before.

Steamboatnoun

a boat propelled by a steam engine

Steamboat

A steamboat is a boat that is propelled primarily by steam power, typically driving propellers or paddlewheels. Steamboats sometimes use the prefix designation SS, S.S. or S/S (for 'Screw Steamer') or PS (for 'Paddle Steamer'); however, these designations are most often used for steamships.

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