pontoon Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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"pontoon" in British English

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uk   /pɒnˈtuːn/  us   /pɑːn-/

pontoon noun (BRIDGE)

[C] a ​small, ​flatboat or a ​metalstructure of a ​similarshape used ​especially to ​form or ​support a ​temporaryfloatingbridge: Military ​engineershurriedlyconstructed a pontoon bridgeacross the ​river.

pontoon noun (GAME)

[U] UK →  blackjack
(Definition of pontoon from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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pontoonnoun [C]

 us   /pɑnˈtun/
a ​small, ​flatboat or ​similarlyshapedmetalstructure used esp. to ​form or ​support a ​temporaryfloatingbridge
(Definition of pontoon from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “pontoon”
in Spanish pontón…
in Vietnamese cầu phao…
in Malaysian pontun…
in Thai เรือท้องแบน…
in French ponton…
in German der Ponton…
in Chinese (Simplified) 桥, (尤指用于支撑浮桥的)趸船,浮筒…
in Indonesian ponton…
in Chinese (Traditional) 橋, (尤指用於支撐浮橋的)浮筒…
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