Definitions for outboardˈaʊtˌbɔrd, -ˌboʊrd

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

out•boardˈaʊtˌbɔrd, -ˌboʊrd(adj.)

  1. located on the exterior of a hull or aircraft.

    Category: Aeronautics, Nautical, Navy

  2. located farther from the center, as of an aircraft:

    the outboard engine.

    Category: Aeronautics, Nautical

  3. (of a motorboat) having an outboard motor.

    Category: Nautical, Navy

  4. (adv.)away from the center of a hull, aircraft, etc.

    Category: Aeronautics, Nautical, Navy

  5. Category: Nautical, Navy

    Ref: outboard motor.

  6. a boat equipped with an outboard motor.

    Category: Nautical, Navy

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. outboard motorboat, outboard(noun)

    a motorboat with an outboard motor

  2. outboard motor, outboard(adj)

    internal-combustion engine that mounts at stern of small boat

  3. outboard(adj)

    located away from the midline of a vessel or aircraft

    "the outboard section of a wing"; "outboard rigging"


  1. outboard(Noun)

    An outboard motor.

  2. outboard(Noun)

    A vessel fitted with an outboard motor.

  3. outboard(Noun)

    A studio having outboard gear (compressor, equalizer, etc.).

  4. outboard(Adjective)

    Situated outside the hull of a vessel.

  5. outboard(Adjective)

    Positioned away from the centre line of a ship or aircraft.

Translations for outboard

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a motor or engine fixed on to the outside of a boat.

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