♦ boat

♦ boat
♦ boat /bəʊt/
n.
1 (naut.) imbarcazione; barca; battello; lancia; nave: fishing boat, barca da pesca; peschereccio; ship's boat, lancia; boat race, gara di canottaggio; collapsible boat, canotto sgonfiabile; canotto pneumatico
2 (naut., fam.) sottomarino
3 salsiera (a barchetta)
4 (chim.) navicella; crogiolo
● (naut.) boat deck, ponte delle lance □ (naut.) boat drill, esercitazione di salvataggio □ (zool.) boat-fly (Notonecta glauca), notonetta □ (naut.) boat-hook, gaffa; gancio d'accosto □ (moda) boat neck, scollatura a barchetta □ boat people, boat people; profughi in espatrio clandestino su battelli □ (sport) the Boat Race, la gara di canotaggio tra le università di Oxford e Cambridge NOTE DI CULTURA: Boat Race: questa gara ebbe origine per iniziativa di Charles Merivale e di Charles Wordsworth, studenti rispettivamente di Cambridge e di Oxford. Dal 1845 si svolge annualmente sul Tamigi a Londra, tra Putney e Mortlake □ boat-shaped, a forma di barca; a barchetta □ boat show, salone della nautica □ (mus.) boat song, barcarola □ boat train, treno in coincidenza con un battello □ to burn one's boats, bruciarsi (o far saltare) i ponti alle spalle □ to be in the same boat, essere nella stessa barca (fig.) □ to miss the boat, arrivare troppo tardi; perdere un'occasione; perdere il treno □ (fam.) just off the boat, credulone; nato ieri □ (fam. GB) to push the boat out, fare le cose in grande (per una festa, ecc.) □ to rock the boat, turbare lo status quo; agitare le acque; fare maretta □ to take to the boats, (naut.) salire sulle scialuppe; (fig.) mollare tutto e mettersi in salvo.
(to) boat /bəʊt/
A v. i.
andare in barca: We boated to the island, siamo andati (in barca) fino all'isola; to go boating, fare una gita in barca; andare in barca
B v. t.
1 trasportare su una barca: to boat across, traghettare
2 mettere in barca; tirare in barca: to boat the oars, tirare i remi in barca.

English-Italian dictionary. 2013.

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