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Definition of the noun life raft

What does life raft mean as a name of something?

noun

  1. a raft to use if a ship must be abandoned in an emergency
    • lexical domain: Artifacts - nouns denoting man-made objects
    • synonym of life raft: Carling float
    • more generic word: raft = a flat float (usually made of logs or planks) that can be used for transport or as a platform for swimmers

Alternative definition of the noun life raft

noun

  1. A usually inflatable raft carried aboard a ship or airplane, used to save lives in case the vessel has to be abandoned in an emergency on the sea.

Specialised definition of the noun life raft

Glossary of sports

a construction which can float, carried by a ship, and used to carry passengers if the ship sinks (2008. Dictionary of Leisure, Travel and Tourism. Third edition. A&C Black Publishers Ltd)

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"Life Raft" is a musical album of Trixie's Undersea Adventure.

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Google previewEncyclopedia of Computer Science and Technology (1996)

Volume 35 - Supplement 20: Acquiring Task-Based Knowledge and Specifications to Seek Time Evaluation by Allen Kent, James G. Williams

From a humanistic viewpoint there should be a need and a use for an informational life raft, with a...

Google previewThe Illustrated Dictionary of Boating Terms: 2000 Essential Terms for Sailors and Powerboaters (Revised Edition) (1998)

by John Rousmaniere

life raft An inflatable rubber raft or boat used in emergencies when abandoning ship. It may be stowed on deck in a large plastic container called a canister or below in a portable, fabric one ...

Google previewDictionary, Grades 6 - 12 (2012)

Classic Reference Library by American Education Publishing

life raft n. A raft made of wood or an inflatable material used by people who have been forced into the water. life•time n. The period between one's birth and death. life•work n. The main work of a person's lifetime. lift v. To raise from a ...

Google previewColour Oxford English Dictionary (2011)

by Oxford Dictionaries,

life raft an inflatable raft used in an emergency at sea. lifebelt noun a ring used to help a person who has fallen into water to stay afloat. lifeblood noun a vital factor or force. lifeboat noun ...

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Quotes about Life Raft

Don't
let me drown
in a cruel sea without
that life raft of honesty.
Promise? (Frances Macaulay Forde)
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