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Definition of Catamaran

Catamaran
Catamaran Cat`a*ma*ran", n. [The native East Indian name.] 1. A kind of raft or float, consisting of two or more logs or pieces of wood lashed together, and moved by paddles or sail; -- used as a surf boat and for other purposes on the coasts of the East and West Indies and South America. Modified forms are much used in the lumber regions of North America, and at life-saving stations. 2. Any vessel with twin hulls, whether propelled by sails or by steam; esp., one of a class of double-hulled pleasure boats remarkable for speed. 3. A kind of fire raft or torpedo bat. The incendiary rafts prepared by Sir Sidney Smith for destroying the French flotilla at Boulogne, 1804, were called catamarans. --Knight. 4. A quarrelsome woman; a scold. [Colloq.]

Meaning of Catamaran from wikipedia

- A catamaran (/ˌkætəməˈræn/) (informally, a "cat") is a multi-hulled watercraft featuring two parallel hulls of equal size. It is a geometry-stabilized...
- The Hobie Cat is a small sailing catamaran manufactured by the Hobie Cat Company. Hobie's line of products includes surfboards, sailboats, kayaks, stand-up...
- Taipan Catamarans are sailing catamarans, available amateur built or manufactured by Australian High Performance Catamarans (AHPC). The Taipan 4.9 is either...
- although greater stability can be achieved by using the wider planform of a catamaran or trimaran. Some multihulls use three foils; two main forward foils provide...
- Lagoon catamaran is a brand of twin-hulled boats that are designed and produced in Bordeaux, France. The company began in 1984 as a specialist multihull...
- Carausu. The channel do****ents the couple's life aboard their sailing catamaran La Vagabonde. As of 2021[update], the channel had over 1.5 million subscribers...
- Cheyenne, formerly known as PlayStation is a large catamaran created for the 2000 around the world race known as The Race. Like its competitors, Cheyenne...
- The F50 is a one-design foiling catamaran used in the SailGP race series. The F50s are adapted from the AC50s used in the America's Cup, with modifications...
- of high-speed craft ferry routes. Many routes are operated by catamarans, as catamarans are a faster craft than a similar sized monohulls. In the 1990s...
- Brady catamarans are twin-hulled boats that are designed by Peter Brady of Brisbane, Australia. Brady originally designed sailing cats, motorsailers and...