Definition of hovercraft noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

hovercraft

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈhɒvəkrɑːft//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈhʌvərkræft//
 
Types of boats and ships
 
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a vehicle that travels just above the surface of water or land, held up by air being forced downwards to catch the early afternoon hovercraft to Boulogne compare hydrofoil See related entries: Types of boats and ships
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: hovercraft