Definition of boatbuilding in English:


Line breaks: boat|build|ing
Pronunciation: /ˈbəʊtˌbɪldɪŋ


[mass noun]
The occupation or industry of building boats.
More example sentences
  • Its main occupations are fishing and boatbuilding.
  • In Waitakere we celebrate job growth in boatbuilding, vineyards, film making, and our traditional industries.
  • The boatbuilding industry has been affected but not wiped out.



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  • Our local boatbuilders employ 130 people and we have orders in front of us for the next two years.
  • An old canoe was restored by boatbuilders specially for the project.
  • The 32-year-old surfer, a teacher and boatbuilder in Cornwall, was given the equivalent of 200 stitches to a jagged wound to his right calf and foot.

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