Definition of jetboat in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈdʒɛtbəʊt/


A motor boat of shallow draught propelled by a jet of water pumped forcefully out from below the stern waterline.
Example sentences
  • The jetboat was then slipped to take soundings along a planned track to the proposed beach landing site.
  • I would be the only one fully clad on the jetboat as we wove in and out of the harbours along the Riviera.
  • The jetboat travels at a sizzling speed, even when making its way through the narrow canyons, but all the precautions are taken.

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