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Definition of "fishing-boat" [fishing-boat]

  • A boat used in fishing; also, a small fishing-vessel. (noun)

The Century Dictionary (Public Domain)

Use "fishing-boat" in a sentence
  • "*** Asia Tensions between Japan and China continued to simmer even after Japan bowed to Beijing's demands to release a detained Chinese fishing-boat captain, suggesting the episode could mark the start of a new period of friction between the Asian neighbors, with unpredictable consequences for regional stability."
  • "Tensions between Japan and China continued to simmer even after Japan bowed to Beijing's demands to release a detained Chinese fishing-boat captain, suggesting the episode could mark the start of a new period of friction between the Asian neighbors, with unpredictable consequences for regional stability."
  • "Those difficulties prompted media reports that China had embargoed shipments of the materials in retaliation for Japan's detention of the Chinese fishing-boat captain — reports that prompted international concern because China has a near monopoly on rare earths, which are essential for producing electric-car batteries and other high-tech and defense products."