hovercraft

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English[edit]

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A hovercraft can travel over water and flat terrain

Etymology[edit]

From hover +‎ -craft. Originally a trademark by Saunders-Roe Limited, a British aero- and marine-engineering company.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˈhɒv.ə.kɹɑːft/, /ˈhɒv.ə.kɹæft/, /ˈhʌv.ə.kɹɑːft/, /ˈhʌv.ə.kɹæft/
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  • (US, Canada) IPA(key): /ˈhʌvɚ.kɹæft/, /ˈhɑvɚ.kɹæft/

Noun[edit]

hovercraft (plural hovercrafts or hovercraft)

  1. (vehicles, genericized trademark) A vehicle supported on a cushion of air, able to traverse many different types of terrain and travel over water, used for transport.

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French[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From English hovercraft.

Noun[edit]

hovercraft m (plural hovercrafts)

  1. hovercraft

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Unadapted borrowing from English hovercraft.

Noun[edit]

hovercraft m (plural hovercrafts)

  1. (Brazil) hovercraft (a vehicle supported on a cushion of air)
    Synonyms: aerobarco, aerodeslizador

Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French hovercraft.

Noun[edit]

hovercraft n (plural hovercrafturi)

  1. hovercraft

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References[edit]

  • hovercraft in Academia Română, Micul dicționar academic, ediția a II-a, Bucharest: Univers Enciclopedic, 2010. →ISBN