Noun(1) (nautical, as a flat-bottomed boat(2) a float supporting a seaplane
(1) The Kingfisher landed safely in the rough water and taxied over to Kanze, who reached up to grasp a wing pontoon .(2) The Port Service's crane toppled as the Able Seaman was lifting a steel workbench from the tray of a semi-trailer on to a pontoon being used for maintenance work on the sail training ship Young Endeavour.(3) In blackjack, or pontoon as it is known in Britain, the aim is to get a hand that totals 21, or as near 21 as possible without going over.(4) The creak of the wooden pontoon was such a sad, lonely sound.(5) We trundled off, hiked up a steep incline of jagged coral, past poisonous trees and cat-sized frogs, and ended up at an unprepossessing wooden pontoon at the edge of a vast lake.(6) Before Mrs Bs arrived, I was playing pontoon with Kerstie.(7) He sets up a typewriter on a rickety wooden pontoon and moodily bashes away, staring out over the lake.(8) A floating pontoon bridge links each side of the city but this has been relegated to pedestrian traffic since they built a spectacular motorway road bridge, which now dominates the skyline.(9) a pontoon bridge(10) These are useful in many ways, not least as a betting tokens for playing pontoon , we've found!(11) he got me to go into his room for a hand of pontoon(12) During a 30-hour river closure, winch wires were being secured to both banks of the river and used to tow the floating pontoon on which the bridge rested.(13) The Marines began laying their own pontoon bridge to carry over their heaviest trucks.(14) If the banker does not have a pontoon then, beginning with the player to dealer's left and continuing clockwise, the players each have a turn to try to improve their hand if they wish by acquiring extra cards.(15) In the early morning of 11 December, Burnside's engineers began laying pontoon bridges.(16) If true, this could persuade the EU to pay for a Hungarian operation to lift the wreckage - and possibly for a high-level bridge to replace the Novi Sad pontoon .
(1) pontoon bridge :: ponton brug
Different Formspontoon, pontoons
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