Definitions

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  • adj. of vessels whose keel is not far below the waterline

Etymologies

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Examples

  • In addition, six of the service's Disaster Assistance Response Teams, river-rescue units equipped with shallow-draft, flat-bottomed boats, were staging in areas that are expected to be hit by flood waters.

    Irene Rakes Coast, Leaves Thousands Without Power

  • The vessels I settled on were two large, thin-hulled, and shallow-draft dugouts.

    Fire The Sky

  • The monsoon arrived while I was in a shallow-draft boat traveling over a village that was now underwater.

    Waterworld

  • Sitting above us, Hiawatha straddled a large Lear aircraft prop engine that powered her shallow-draft craft.

    Going Mutant

  • Waterways: Lac Kivu navigable by shallow-draft barges and native craft (2006)

    Rwanda

  • Waterways: 1,300 km (navigable by shallow-draft native craft) (2005)

    Guinea

  • Guinea1,300 km (navigable by shallow-draft native craft) (2005)

    Waterways

  • RwandaLac Kivu navigable by shallow-draft barges and native craft (2006)

    Waterways

  • The potential for wide-beam, shallow-draft ships to serve coal and other bulk commodity terminals along the Cape Fear River (Coastal energy transportation study) by Paul Day Cribbins

    Politicians, Kids and an Audacious Hope

  • Coastal energy transportation study: The potential for wide-beam, shallow-draft ships to serve coal and other bulk commodity terminals along the Cape Fear River by Paul Day Cribbins

    Politicians, Kids and an Audacious Hope

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