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English definition of “hovercraft”

hovercraft

noun [C]     /ˈhɒv.ə.krɑːft/ US  /ˈhɑː.vɚ.kræft/ (plural hovercrafts or hovercraft)
a vehicle that travels quickly just above the surface of water or land by producing a current of air under it to support itPassenger, cargo and military shipsBoats and sailing craft
(Definition of hovercraft noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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