Noun(1) a boat propelled by a steam engine
(1) The sternwheel steamboat Delta Queen is paddling slowly along the Tennessee River, the early morning sun burning off wispy fog rising from a placid surface.(2) The 436-passenger paddlewheel steamboat returns to the river in a January 18 departure from its home port of New Orleans.(3) Marlow continues down the river on his steamboat with a crew of several whites and about 20 to 30 blacks.(4) A steamboat is a boat propelled by steam, but a riverboat is not a boat propelled by a river.(5) The novel, which was written by Frank Yerby, opens with Fox being thrown off a steamboat on the Mississippi River and ends with the destruction of his plantation, Harrow.(6) Like most contemporary Hudson River steamboats , the Albany was designed to transport passengers and light freight.(7) Returning to America, Fulton continued developing steamboats and naval weapons until his death.(8) After the Supreme Court decision, new companies immediately began to operate more up-to-date steamboats on the Hudson.(9) Warehouses and wharves proliferated, and steamboats and sailing vessels crowded the riverfront.(10) Before the Civil War, there was definitely an American river of that name, and steamboats , including showboats like the one commanded by Commodore Jackson, could navigate the river.(11) The river steamboats are designed in 19th century format with stylish furnishings - an impressive mirrored and brass staircase and a lounge with a two-storied glass rear wall for a glimpse of the giant paddlewheel.(12) Amateur model boat builders, young and old, will be entering their vessels into a variety of classes including warships, steamboats and sailing boats.(13) During this period, Americans were most likely to have prolonged encounters with strangers when they were at urban business hotels, rural resorts, or on steamboats or sailing ships.(14) At one time, over 300 paddlewheel steamboats plied the Delta.(15) Early models of steamboats include the steam-driven paddle-wheel boat built by French nobleman Marquis Claude de Jouffroy d' Abbans and tested on the Satne River in 1783.(16) Harlem, however, was primed at the turn of the 20th century with the advent of steamboats , cars and electric trains.
(1) steamboat :: stoomboot
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