tugboat

tugboat
A small, powerful boat used to push or pull barges or to help maneuver larger vessels.

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  • Tugboat — Tug boat , n. See {Tug}, n., 3. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • TUGBOAT — TUGboat, The Communications of the TeX Users Group (informationswissenschaftl. Veoeffentlichungen) …   Acronyms

  • TUGBOAT — TUGboat, The Communications of the TeX Users Group (informationswissenschaftl. Veröffentlichungen) …   Acronyms von A bis Z

  • tugboat — 1832, from TUG (Cf. tug) + BOAT (Cf. boat) …   Etymology dictionary

  • tugboat — [tug′bōt΄] n. a sturdily built, powerful boat designed for towing or pushing ships, barges, etc …   English World dictionary

  • Tugboat — A tugboat, or tug, is a boat used to maneuver, primarily by towing or pushing, other vessels (see shipping) in harbours, over the open sea or through rivers and canals. Tugboats are also used to tow barges, disabled ships, or other equipment like …   Wikipedia

  • TUGboat — Infobox Journal abbreviation = None discipline = digital typography language = various (usually English) website = http://www.tug.org/TUGboat/ publisher = TUG country = USA history = 1980 to present ISSN = 0896 3207 TUGboat (ISSN 0896 3207) is a… …   Wikipedia

  • tugboat — Tug Tug, n. 1. A pull with the utmost effort, as in the athletic contest called tug of war; a supreme effort. [1913 Webster] At the tug he falls, Vast ruins come along, rent from the smoking walls. Dryden. [1913 Webster] 2. A sort of vehicle,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • tugboat — /tug boht /, n. a small, powerful boat for towing or pushing ships, barges, etc. Also called towboat, tug. [1820 30, Amer.; TUG + BOAT] * * *   small, powerful watercraft designed to perform a variety of functions, especially to tow or push… …   Universalium

  • Tugboat Annie (band) — Tugboat Annie was a US rock band.Formed in Buffalo, New York in 1990, Tugboat Annie was comprised of bassist Jon Sulkow, guitarist Mike Bethmann, guitarist Jim Brown (see Damn the Man, later replaced by Jay Celeste), and drummer Tim Barrett… …   Wikipedia

  • Tugboat Inn — (Boothbay Harbor,США) Категория отеля: 3 звездочный отель Адрес: 80 Commercial Street, Booth …   Каталог отелей

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