hov·er·craft


hov·er·craft
/ˈhʌvɚˌkræft, Brit ˈhɒvəˌkrɑːft/ noun, pl -craft [count]
: a vehicle that moves just above the surface of land or water on a cushion of air

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  • Hov|er|craft — or Hov|er|craft «HUHV uhr KRAFT, HOV ; KRAHFT», noun, plural craft. Especially British. a vehicle that travels a few feet above the surface of land or water on a cushion of air provided by jets or fans blowing downward …   Useful english dictionary

  • hov|er|craft — or Hov|er|craft «HUHV uhr KRAFT, HOV ; KRAHFT», noun, plural craft. Especially British. a vehicle that travels a few feet above the surface of land or water on a cushion of air provided by jets or fans blowing downward …   Useful english dictionary

  • hovercraft — hov•er•craft [[t]ˈhʌv ərˌkræft, ˌkrɑft, ˈhɒv [/t]] n. pl. craft naut. aer. (sometimes cap.) a passenger craft that rides on a cushion of air, kept aloft by fans and driven forward by propellers • Etymology: 1955–60; orig. a trademark …   From formal English to slang

  • hovercraft — hov|er|craft [ˈhɔvəkra:ft US ˈhʌvərkræft, ˈha: ] n plural hovercraft or hovercrafts a vehicle that travels just above the surface of land or water, travelling on a strong current of air that the engines produce beneath it →↑hydrofoil …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • hovercraft — hov|er|craft [ havər,kræft ] noun count a vehicle that can move over both land and water, raising itself above the surface by blowing air downward …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • ACV — 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}.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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}.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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