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    Wink Powerski Jetboard

    Hi
    In order to define a Powerski Jetboard is it okay to name it a vehicle ?
    what should we call it?

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    Re: Powerski Jetboard

    It conveys things, so I'd say it was OK - if a bit formal - to call it a vehicle; the same would go for 'conveyance'. Depending an the audience, I'd be tempted to call it 'a thing 'a bit] like a [Malibu] surfboard, but with...'

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    Re: Powerski Jetboard

    I would try to define it without using the word- it does sound a bit odd to me for this.

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    Re: Powerski Jetboard

    Quote Originally Posted by Tdol View Post
    I would try to define it without using the word- it does sound a bit odd to me for this.

    yeah,It sounds odd to me,too. But in the case that one needs to classify it to a group of things, what should it be called?

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    Re: Powerski Jetboard

    Quote Originally Posted by faryan View Post
    yeah,It sounds odd to me,too. But in the case that one needs to classify it to a group of things, what should it be called?
    A watercraft.

    Example: "A person must be at least 16 years old in order to get a license to operate any type of motorized watercraft."

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    #6

    Re: Powerski Jetboard

    'Vessel' is commonly used in BrE.

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    Re: Powerski Jetboard

    But I think in this case 'watercraft' is more apt. A vessel makes me think of something you ride in.

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