noun (pl) -boys, -men
a person who operates a lift, esp in large public or commercial buildings and hotels
[lahyf-boht] /ˈlaɪfˌboʊt/ noun 1. a double-ended ship’s , constructed, mounted, and provisioned so as to be readily able to rescue and maintain persons from a sinking vessel. 2. a similarly constructed used by shore-based rescue services. /ˈlaɪfˌbəʊt/ noun 1. a boat, propelled by oars or a motor, used for rescuing people at sea, escaping from […]
[lahyf-bluhd] /ˈlaɪfˌblʌd/ noun 1. the , considered as essential to maintain : to spill one’s lifeblood in war. 2. a life-giving, vital, or animating element: Agriculture is the lifeblood of the country. /ˈlaɪfˌblʌd/ noun 1. the blood, considered as vital to sustain life 2. the essential or animating force n. also life-blood, 1580s, “blood necessary […]
noun 1. a beltlike life preserver. noun 1. a ring filled with buoyant material or air, used to keep a person afloat when in danger of drowning
noun, Nautical. 1. an arrowlike projectile for carrying a line for use in maritime rescue operations.