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Meaning of "E-boat" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD E-BOAT

From enemy boat.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF E-BOAT

E-boat play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF E-BOAT

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adverb
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preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
E-Boat is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES E-BOAT MEAN IN ENGLISH?

E-boat

E-boat

E-boats was the designation for fast attack craft of the Kriegsmarine during World War II. It is commonly held that the British used the term E for Enemy. The S-boat was a very fast vessel, able to cruise at 40 or 50 knots, and its wooden hull meant it could cross magnetic minefields unharmed. It was better suited to the open sea and had substantially longer range than the American PT boat and the British Motor Torpedo Boat. As a result, the Royal Navy later developed better matched versions of MTBs using the Fairmile 'D' hull design.

Definition of E-boat in the English dictionary

The definition of E-boat in the dictionary is a fast German boat carrying guns and torpedoes.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE E-BOAT

E & OE
E hoa
E layer
E number
e pluribus unum
E region
e-address
e-banking
e-book
e-booking
e-business
e-car
e-card
e-commerce
e-crime
e-CRM
E-FIT

WORDS THAT END LIKE E-BOAT

banana boat
boat
fishing boat
flat-bottomed boat
houseboat
in the same boat
lifeboat
longboat
miss the boat
paddle boat
pleasure boat
powerboat
riverboat
sailboat
sauce boat
speedboat
steamboat
torpedo boat
tugboat
U-boat

Synonyms and antonyms of E-boat in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «E-boat» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF E-BOAT

Find out the translation of E-boat to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of E-boat from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «E-boat» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

E小船
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

E - barco
570 millions of speakers

English

E-boat
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

ई नाव
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

زورق E
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

E- лодка
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

E- barco
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

ই-নৌকা
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

E - bateau
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

E-boat
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

E- Boot
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

Eボート
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

E- 보트
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

E-boat
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

E- thuyền
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

மின் படகு
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

ई-बोट
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

E-tekne
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

E - boat
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

E - łódź
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

E - човен
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

E -boat
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

E - boat
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

E - boot
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

E - båt
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

E - båt
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of E-boat

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «E-BOAT»

The term «E-boat» is normally little used and occupies the 129.096 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «E-BOAT» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about E-boat

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «E-BOAT»

Discover the use of E-boat in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to E-boat and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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E-Boat Vs MTB: The English Channel 1941-45
This book details this developing conflict, examining the evolution of the boats involved, and covering the their battles from fights in the Thames estuary to the build-up for D-Day.
Gordon Williamson, 2011
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E-Boat Alert: Defending the Normandy Invasion Fleet
Combining newly released top-secret Admiralty reports, rare photographic materials, and extensive interviews with eyewitnesses from three nations, James Tent has produced a comprehensive study of a little-known episode of World War II - the ...
James F. Tent, 1996
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German E-boats 1939-45
Initially, each E-boat flotilla had its own tender/ escort ship. As the size of the E- boat fleet grew, and wartime shipyard capacity was stretched to its limits, the construction of further intended tender/escort ships were cancelled. Although relatively ...
Gordon Williamson, 2012
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British Motor Gun Boat 1939-45
Imagine our surprise at this late hour when we saw a German E-Boat approaching on a converging course on the starboard bow. He came nearer and opened fire with a long crackly burst as he crossed our bow about 75 yards ahead. We then ...
Angus Konstam, 2013
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Japan, Sport and Society: Tradition and Change in a ...
The E-boat was made in the image of a dragon-boat. In order to develop the movement nationwide, the standardized E-boat tool was essential. The E-boat is a ten-man, 8.5 metre-long boat that is very stable and easy to row, so that anyone  ...
Joseph Maguire, Masayoshi Nakayama, 2014
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British Intelligence in the Second World War: Its Influence ...
Decrypts in August disclosed that the E-boat Command believed that the destroyers in the Seine Bay were operating with foreknowledge of German movements derived from Allied exploitation of the E-boat VHF/RT traffic.6* It was learned after ...
Francis Harry Hinsley, Edward Eastaway Thomas, 1988
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British Motor Torpedo Boat 1939-45
... versatile 115-foot Fairmile 'D' boat which combined the characteristics of an MTB and an MGB. Nicknamed 'dog boats', they were designed to combat the E- boat threat in home waters and in the Mediterranean. The prototype entered service ...
Angus Konstam, 2003
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E-Boat
High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! E-boats (German: Schnellboot ("fast boat") or S-Boot) was the designation for Motor Torpedo Boats of the German Navy during World War II. It is commonly held that the E stood for Enemy.
Jesse Russell, Ronald Cohn, 2012
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Invasion of France and Germany: 1944-1945
E-boat was an Admiralty term used by the Allied Navies for any small fast craft of the enemy. Generally an E-boat was a 105-11. Schnellboot, a type similar to our PT or the British MTB, but it might be what is more properly called an R-boat ...
Samuel Eliot Morison, 2002
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Legislative Documents, ...
I Barbour, frei I'hts, passages, &c., Thomas S. itor, work on 'dred e boat, - Wm. D. Bates, work on dredge at, - - H. Smith, work on dredge boat, - - S. Smith, shieves, bushings, &c., for dredge boat, Willis Fields, work on dredge boat, - - - - William ...
Kentucky, 1849

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «E-BOAT»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term E-boat is used in the context of the following news items.
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The E-Boat Threat....
The E-Boat Threat. ... both sides and ow the Germans used the E-Boat, or the S-Boat (Schnelle Boot) as they referred to them, for mine laying. «Military Modelling, Jun 15»
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Artifacts that tell military family's story will be auctioned in Statesville
They are on board Andrews' ship, displaying a Nazi flag that Steinbeck had just snagged from a sinking German E-boat. They were part of a ... «Charlotte Observer, May 15»
3
It's Palindrome Week — 8 Craziest Palindromes to Celebrate the …
... Udall, a revocation, Ebarta, Muscat, eyes, Rehm, a cession, Udella, E-boat, OAS, a mirage, IPBM, a caress, Etam, FCA, a mica, Ojai, Lebowa, ... «Mic, May 15»
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John marches into history with Little Ships commemorative convoy …
Their crews braved minefields, E-boat attacks and Stuka bombers to rescue British and French forces trapped on the beaches by the advancing ... «Leicester Mercury, May 15»
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One-Person Electric Watercraft Is the End of Inflatable Boats
Built with the latest fiberglass construction, the E-boat is trimmed with mahogany, chromed moldings, and stainless steel drink holders. «autoevolution, May 15»
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WW2 survivor united with German E-boat from secret operation
A survivor of a World War Two exercise in which 800 people died when German E-boats helped sink two ships, has visited one of the boats that ... «BBC News, Apr 15»
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EMC German Naval Mines in 1/35...
An interesting choice of subject, and ideal not only for the deck of an E-Boat perhaps, but also in a diorama, on the a dockside perhaps, ... «Military Modelling, Apr 15»
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Last surviving Dambusters pilot saved from selling medals thanks to …
He then led successful raids to wipe out E-boat and U-boat pens in Le Havre and Boulogne, successful missions that helped the Allied take ... «mirror.co.uk, Mar 15»
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Tampa Riverwalk nears completion, connects downtown
He also references Jeff Vinik's plans to develop land in the Channel District and the newer e-boat, water bike and paddleboard rental venues. «83degreesmedia, Mar 15»
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Last surviving Dambusters hero to sell medals in aid of WW2 …
He then led successful raids to wipe out E-boat and U-boat pens in Le Havre and Boulogne, successful missions that helped the Allied take ... «Mirror.co.uk, Mar 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. E-Boat [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/e-boat>. Jul 2019 ».
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