Definition of life raft in English:

life raft

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noun

  • A raft, typically inflatable, for use in an emergency at sea.
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    • An oil slick surrounds the damaged carrier as an inflatable life raft deploys off her stern.
    • Three people were rescued from the stricken yacht's life raft by sailors from HMAS Newcastle.
    • In that precious time they tried unsuccessfully to launch the boat's inflatable life raft.

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