Raft definitions

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A flat, buoyant structure of logs, boards, barrels, etc. fastened together; specif., one used like a boat as in an emergency or in shallow water.
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A similar structure anchored in a river or lake and used by divers, swimmers, etc.
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A flat structure, typically made of planks, logs, or barrels, that floats on water and is used for transport or as a platform for swimmers.
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A flat-bottomed, inflatable device, as of rubber, for floating on water.
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A flatbottom inflatable craft for floating or drifting on water.

Shooting the rapids in a rubber raft.

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A large number, collection, or quantity; lot.
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A great number, amount, or collection.
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To travel, work, etc. on a raft.
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To convey on a raft.
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To transport on a raft.
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To make into a raft.
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To make into a raft.
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To travel by raft.
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A flat structure made of planks, barrels etc., that floats on water, and is used for transport, emergencies or a platform for swimmers.
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(US) A collection of logs, fallen trees, etc. which obstructs navigation in a river.
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A flat-bottomed inflatable craft for floating or drifting on water.
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(slang, informal) A large collection of people or things taken indiscriminately.
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A thick crowd of seabirds or sea mammals.
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A large (but unspecified) number, a lot.
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(Resource Area For Teaching, San Jose, CA, www.raft.net) A non-profit organization that offers materials and its Silicon Valley facility to help K-12 kids learn science, math, technology and art with hands-on activities. RAFT recycles surplus and used equipment as well as scrap materials and routinely sends trucks to local donors for pickup. See e-cycling.
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To convey on a raft.
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To make into a raft.
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(intransitive) To travel by raft.
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Simple past tense and past participle of reave.

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Origin of raft

From Scandinavian; compare West Old Norse raptr (“rafter"), Norwegian raft (“beam, rafter"), Danish raft (“thin pole"). Compare also Albanian trap (“raft, ferry").