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noun as in float

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It rained shortly after dawn, leaving the skies an ominously gunmetal gray, but the pontoon boat tour was still a go.

The lake is also popular for pontoon boats, water skiing and tubing.

Floating bridges elsewhere in the world tend to span separate pontoons that are spaced out like stepping stones, Rodda says.

And, with limited money and time, I can't help it, visiting them, and tooling around on a pontoon boat or walking to an adorable ice cream shop, feels more restful and rejuvenating than driving with my mom to the failing Food Lion.

Though it can stand on land, Prvok was specially designed to live on a pontoon.

You stand on an unsteady pontoon bridge spanning the Tigris River in a township called Adh Dhouloueya.

You guard the pontoon bridge with a squad of Iraqi Army soldiers and a single interpreter.

While we have not definitively located the video, in one video tanks can be seen crossing a pontoon bridge into Ukraine.

He proceeded to use five pontoon bridges to get his troops across the Rappahannock River.

Sometimes a girder is rolled out about one-third of its length, and then supported on a floating pontoon.

In leaving the pontoon for the offing, the various craft increase in size as the water deepens.

As the real channel is approached, the bridge stops abruptly, and a series of pontoon-like barges takes the place of it.

On the 14th and 15th, by means of his pontoon bridges near Wilcox's Landing, Grant crossed to the south side of the river.


On this page you'll find 7 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to pontoon, such as: barge, boat, craft, and raft.

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