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pon•toon



Pronunciation: (pon-tOOn'), [key]
n.
1. Mil.a boat or some other floating structure used as one of the supports for a temporary bridge over a river.
2. a float for a derrick, landing stage, etc.
3. Naut.a float for raising a sunken or deeply laden vessel in the water; a camel or caisson.
4. a seaplane float. Also,pon•tonPronunciation: (pon'tn). [key]

pon•toon



Pronunciation: (pon-tOOn'), [key]
n. Brit.
the card game twenty-one.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

pontonierpontoon bridge
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