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Noun
/ˈlīfˌbōt/,
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lifeboats, plural;
  1. A specially constructed boat launched from land to rescue people in distress at sea

  2. A small boat kept on a ship for use in emergency, typically one of a number on deck or suspended from davits


  1. a strong sea boat designed to rescue people from a sinking ship
  2. Lifeboat (1944) is an American war film directed by Alfred Hitchcock from a story written by John Steinbeck. The film stars Tallulah Bankhead, William Bendix, Walter Slezak, Mary Anderson, John Hodiak, Henry Hull, Heather Angel, Hume Cronyn and Canada Lee, and is set entirely on a lifeboat. ...
  3. Season seven of Stargate SG-1, an American-Canadian television series, began airing on June 13, 2003 on Sci Fi. The seventh season concluded after 22 episodes on March 9, 2004 on British Sky One, which overtook the Sci-Fi Channel in mid-season. ...
  4. a boat especially designed for saving the lives of shipwrecked people
  5. (Lifeboats) A boat designed for the preservation of life at sea. Lifeboats can either be of a free-fall or davit winch design.
  6. To dream of being in a life-boat, denotes escape from threatened evil. To see a life-boat sinking, friends will contribute to your distress. To be lost in a life-boat, you will be overcome with trouble, in which your friends will be included to some extent. ...
  7. A specially constructed double ended boat which can withstand heavy, rough seas.
  8. A small steel or wood boat located near the stern of a vessel. Used to get the crew to safety if something happens to the mothership.
  9. Small boat carried on the vessel and used in case of emergency. By law, the total capacities of all lifeboats far exceed the total number of passengers and crew members onboard.
  10. A boat which is used when the ship is in danger and has to be abandoned
  11. A small boat or raft that is used during emergencies.
  12. Small escape boat with up to 150 person capacity used to evacuate a larger ship in the event of an emergency.
  13. Jimmy Herring Band (2008)