from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. See air-cushion vehicle.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A vehicle supported on a cushion of air, able to traverse many different types of terrain and travel over water, used for transport.
- n. Plural form of hovercraft.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A vehicle that rides over water or land supported by the pressure of a stream of air generated by downward-thrusting fans, and is propelled forward by an air propeller; also called ACV and air-cushioned vehicle.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a craft capable of moving over water or land on a cushion of air created by jet engines
In 2002, Vincent Lamouroux built this Pentacycle to travel along the abandoned Aérotrain hovercraft monorailway built in the 1970s.
I went to the post office closest to my job, and when I asked for an IRC they looked at me like I had just said "my hovercraft is full of eels."
How to say, "My hovercraft is full of eels," in 48 languages.
Marooned on a deserted island, he’s the guy who could build a hovercraft from a dead car battery, some palm leaves, and six coconuts.
Past the hovercraft is the beer fridge and the whiskey stocks.
July 25, 1959: A strange new vehicle called a hovercraft crosses the English Channel between Calais and Dover in slightly more than two hours.
“It actually flies, unlike a hovercraft, which is just a ground effect,” Bitar said.
The amphibious capability provided by a hovercraft, which isn't limited by tides and can get onto the beach and beyond.
…perhaps we can spin a hard-luck and charity angle on that - the bunnies would have been homeless had you not selflessly offered to help out, the hovercraft is a requirement to transport bunnies and family, and the gold-plating… ummm, saves on cooling by reflecting the suns rays?
You can replace the title of this rant to "Why Fantasy Sucks" and replace 'hovercraft' with 'elves' and pretty much rant about fantasy instead.
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