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Meaning of LIFEBOAT

Pronunciation:  'lIf`bowt

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a strong sea boat designed to rescue people from a sinking ship
 

LIFEBOAT is a 8 letter word that starts with L.

 

 See Also: sea boat

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Life"boat`\ (-b[=o]t`), n.
A strong, buoyant boat especially designed for saving the
lives of shipwrecked people.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: air-sea rescue, bolt-hole, breeches buoy, buoy, coast guard, cork jacket, ejection capsule, ejection seat, ejector seat, emergency exit, escape hatch, fire escape, inflatable slide, life belt, life buoy, life jacket, life net, life preserver, life raft, life ring, life vest, lifeguard, lifeline, lifesaver, Mae West, parachute, rescuer, rubber dinghy, safety belt, sally port, savior, slide, water wings
 

 

 

 

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