boat vs sauceboat what difference

what is difference between boat and sauceboat

English

Etymology

From Middle English bot, boot, boet, boyt (boat), from Old English bāt (boat), from Proto-Germanic *baitaz, *baitą (boat, small ship), from Proto-Indo-European *bʰeyd- (to break, split). Cognate with Old Norse beit (boat), Middle Dutch beitel (little boat).

Old Norse bátr (whence Icelandic bátur, Norwegian båt, Danish båd), Dutch boot, German Boot, Occitan batèl and French bateau are all ultimately borrowings from the Old English word.

Pronunciation

  • (Received Pronunciation) enPR: bōt, IPA(key): /bəʊt/
  • Rhymes: -əʊt
  • (General American) enPR: bōt, IPA(key): /boʊt/

Noun

boat (plural boats)

  1. A craft used for transportation of goods, fishing, racing, recreational cruising, or military use on or in the water, propelled by oars or outboard motor or inboard motor or by wind.
  2. (poker slang) A full house.
  3. A vehicle, utensil, or dish somewhat resembling a boat in shape.
  4. (chemistry) One of two possible conformations of cyclohexane rings (the other being chair), shaped roughly like a boat.
  5. (Australia, politics, informal) The refugee boats arriving in Australian waters, and by extension, refugees generally.

Usage notes

  • There is no explicit limit, but the word boat usually refers to a relatively small watercraft, smaller than a ship but larger than a dinghy. It is also the normal designation for a submarine (however large), and also for lakers (ships used in the Great Lakes trade in North America).

Synonyms

  • (craft on or in water): craft, ship, vessel

Hyponyms

Derived terms

Translations

Descendants

  • Esperanto: boato
  • Dhivehi: ބޯޓު(bōṭu)
  • Fijian: boto
  • Hijazi Arabic: بوت(bōt)
  • Japanese: ボート (bōto)
  • Pitcairn-Norfolk: boet (Norfuk)
  • Sinhalese: බෝට්‍ටුව (bōṭṭuwa)
  • Swahili: boti
  • Scots: boat, bote (compare native bait, bate)
  • Tahitian: poti
  • Tok Pisin: bot

See also

  • Category:Watercraft

References

  • Weisenberg, Michael (2000) The Official Dictionary of Poker. MGI/Mike Caro University. →ISBN

Verb

boat (third-person singular simple present boats, present participle boating, simple past and past participle boated)

  1. (intransitive) To travel by boat.
  2. (transitive) To transport in a boat.
    to boat goods
  3. (transitive) To place in a boat.
    to boat oars

Translations

Anagrams

  • Bato, Tabo, atob, btoa

Finnish

Noun

boat

  1. nominative plural of boa

Anagrams

  • abot

Latin

Verb

boat

  1. third-person singular present active indicative of boō

Malay

Alternative forms

  • buat

Etymology

From Proto-Malayic *buat, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *buhat.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /buat/
  • Rhymes: -uat, -wat, -at

Verb

boat (1701, used in the form berboat)

  1. Obsolete form of buat.

West Frisian

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /boə̯t/

Noun

boat n (plural boaten, diminutive boatsje or boatke)

  1. boat

Derived terms

  • stoomboat
  • ûnderseeboat

Further reading

  • “boat (I)”, in Wurdboek fan de Fryske taal (in Dutch), 2011


English

Alternative forms

  • sauce boat

Etymology

sauce +‎ boat

Noun

sauceboat (plural sauceboats)

  1. Synonym of gravy boat

Translations


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