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lifeboat

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Noun
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life=boat

CIDE DICTIONARY

lifeboatn. 
     A strong, buoyant boat especially designed for saving the lives of shipwrecked people.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

lifeboat, n.
1 a specially constructed boat launched from land to rescue those in distress at sea.
2 a ship's small boat for use in emergency.

THESAURUS

lifeboat

Mae West, air-sea rescue, bolt-hole, breeches buoy, buoy, coast guard, cork jacket, ejection capsule, ejection seat, ejector seat, emergency exit, escape hatch, fire escape, inflatable slide, life belt, life buoy, life jacket, life net, life preserver, life raft, life ring, life vest, lifeguard, lifeline, lifesaver, parachute, rescuer, rubber dinghy, safety belt, sally port, savior, slide, water wings

ROGET THESAURUS

lifeboat

Refuge

N refuge, sanctuary, retreat, fastness, acropolis, keep, last resort, ward, prison, asylum, ark, home, refuge for the destitute, almshouse, hiding place, sanctum sanctorum, roadstead, anchorage, breakwater, mole, port, haven, harbor, harbor of refuge, seaport, pier, jetty, embankment, quay, covert, cover, shelter, screen, lee wall, wing, shield, umbrella, barrier, dashboard, dasher, wall, fort, anchor, kedge, grapnel, grappling iron, sheet anchor, killick, mainstay, support, cheek, ballast, jury mast, vent-peg, safety valve, blow-off valve, safety lamp, lightning rod, lightning conductor, safety belt, airbag, seat belt, antilock brakes, antiskid tires, snow tires, means of escape, lifeboat, lifejacket, life buoy, swimming belt, cork jacket, parachute, plank, steppingstone, emergency landing, safeguard, any port in a storm, bibere venenum in auro, valet anchora virtus.


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