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English definition of “outboard motor”

outboard motor

noun [C]     /ˌaʊt.bɔːdˈməʊ.tər/ US  /-bɔːrdˈmoʊ.t̬ɚ/
a motor with a propeller, designed to be attached to the back of a small boat Parts of ships and boatsMechanical engineering a boat with an outboard motor Boats and sailing craftPassenger, cargo and military ships
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