Pontoon

A flat-bottomed vessel used as a ferry, barge, car float or a float moored alongside a jetty or a ship to facilitate boarding.
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Pontoon

• (n.) A wooden flat-bottomed boat, a metallic cylinder, or a frame covered with canvas, India rubber, etc., forming a portable float, used in building bridges quickly for the passage of troops. • (n.) A low, flat vessel, resembling a barge, furnished with cranes, capstans, and other machinery, used in careening ships, raising weights, dr...
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pontoon

1. A wooden flat-bottomed boat, a metallic cylinder, or a frame covered with canvas, India rubber, etc, forming a portable float, used in building bridges quickly for the passage of troops. ... 2. A low, flat vessel, resembling a barge, furnished with cranes, capstans, and other machinery, used in careening ships, raising weights, drawing piles, et...
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pontoon

noun a float supporting a seaplane
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Pontoon

[boat] A pontoon is a flotation device with buoyancy sufficient to float itself as well as a heavy load. A pontoon boat is a flattish boat that relies on pontoons to float. Pontoons may be used on boats, rafts, barges, docks, airboats, hovercrafts, floatplanes or seaplanes. Pontoons may support a platform, creating a raft. A raft supporting...
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Pontoon

[card game] Pontoon is a variant of the American game Spanish 21 that is played in Australian, Malaysian, British, and Singaporean casinos. In Treasury Casino, Brisbane, it is known as Treasury 21. In Jupiters Casino, Gold Coast, it is known as Jupiters 21, in the Reef Casino, Cairns, it is known as Paradise Pontoon, and in Tasmania, it is ...
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Pontoon

Pon·toon' noun [ French ponton (cf. Italian pontone ), from Latin ponto , -onis , from pons , pontis , a bridge, perhaps originally, a way, path: confer Greek ... path, Sanskrit path , pathi , panthan . Confer Punt a boat.] ...
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Pontoon

A flat-bottomed vessel used as a ferry or a barge or float moored alongside a jetty or a ship to facilitate boarding.
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Pontoon

A flat-bottomed vessel used as a ferry, barge, car float or a float moored alongside a jetty or a ship to facilitate boarding.
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pontoon

A pontoon is a floating structure sticking out from the shore. It allows people to get to deep water without getting their feet wet!
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Pontoon

Pontoon is British slang for a 21-month prison sentence.
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Pontoon

Pontoon is the British version of the internationally popular banking card game Twenty-one, perhaps now best known in the form of the American Casino version Blackjack. The game Pontoon and its name are derived from the French Vingt-et-un (21). The variation Shoot Pontoon makes the betting more interesting, by incorporating the betting mechanism of...
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pontoon

pontoon, one of a number of floats used chiefly to support a bridge, to raise a sunken ship, or to float a hydroplane or a floating dock. Pontoons have been built of wood, of hides stretched over wicker frames, of copper or tin sheet metal sheathed over wooden frames, of aluminum, and of steel. The ...
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pontoon

[n] - a floating structure (as a flat-bottomed boat) that serves as a dock or to support a bridge 2. [n] - a float supporting a seaplane
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