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Definitions for steamboat
ˈstimˌboʊtsteam·boat

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. steamboatnoun

    a boat propelled by a steam engine

Wiktionary

  1. steamboatnoun

    A boat or vessel propelled by steam power.

    1870 By and by the steamboat intruded. Then for fifteen or twenty years, these men continued to run their keelboats down-stream, and the steamers did all of the upstream business, the keelboatmen selling their boats in New Orleans, and returning home as deck passengers in the steamers. Mark Twain, Life on the Mississippi, Chapter 3.

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  1. steamboat

    A steamboat is a type of watercraft designed for navigation, with the propulsion provided by a steam engine. This engine uses steam generated by burning coal, wood, or oil. Steamboats were commonly used during the 19th and early 20th centuries for transportation, trade, and warfare, before being largely replaced by vessels powered by diesel or gasoline.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Steamboatnoun

    a boat or vessel propelled by steam power; -- generally used of river or coasting craft, as distinguished from ocean steamers

Wikidata

  1. Steamboat

    A steamboat, sometimes called a steamer, is a ship in which the primary method of propulsion is steam power, typically driving propellers or paddlewheels. Steamboats sometimes use the prefix designation SS, S.S. or S/S, however these designations are most often used for Steamships. The term steamboat is usually used to refer to smaller steam-powered boats working on lakes and rivers, particularly riverboats; steamship generally refers to larger steam-powered ships, usually ocean-going, capable of carrying a boat. The S.S. Humboldt engine room, to the right, is a concept drawing during the construction of the ship. The term steam wheeler is archaic and rarely used. In England, "steam packet", after its sailing predecessor, was the usual term; even "steam barge" could be used. The French transatlantic steamer SS La Touraine was probably the last of her type to be equipped with sails, although she never used them. Steamships in turn were overtaken by diesel-driven ships in the second half of the 20th century. Most warships used steam propulsion from the 1860s until the advent of the gas turbine in the early 20th century.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of steamboat in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of steamboat in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of steamboat in a Sentence

  1. Donald Houghton:

    It's just a one-of-a-kind thing, running a true steamboat in the Port of New Orleans with a busy harbor, showing people the Mississippi River.

  2. Steamboat Springs:

    In Steamboat we have already had the first few dustings of the season and that got everyone really excited. But once the snow falls and starts falling and staying on the ground, that's when people really start turning their focus to winter.

  3. Chris Baumann:

    I’ve done a bunch of different jobs, but the one where I did n’t need to work out was working at a woodmill in Steamboat Springs( Colorado), you get real big logs where you need machinery to move them, but some of the smaller ones you can move yourself.

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