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rafts

  • n  a large number or amount
  • n  a flat float (usually made of logs or planks) that can be used for transport or as a platform for swimmers
  • n  (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent
  • v  transport on a raft
  • v  travel by raft in water
  • v  make into a raft

  • Quickly the crew discharged and inflated the life rafts.
  • With one last circle over the rafts he and his fellow pilot thundered off to their home base.
  • Miraculously two rubber rafts had also floated up.
News & Articles

  • Floatilla event raises money for My MS Savannah Campaign
    On Monday, folks from all over traveled to Tybee with tubes and rafts to float for multiple sclerosis awareness. WTOC and the My MS Savannah Campaign are trying to reach a $30,000 fundraising goal by July 1.
    June 11, 2013 - WTOC 11 Savannah
  • Ironman takes the terror out of swim competition
    COEUR D’ALENE –Many people considering Ironman don’t do it because they’re intimidated by the 2.4 mile swim that, in years past, included more than 2,000 athletes jumping into the water all at once. This year, Ironman is making three changes to try to take some of the fear out of the swim: athletes will be allowed to warm up for their swim right up until the race, resting rafts will allow ...
    June 11, 2013 - KREM.com Spokane
  • Flotilla event to raise funds to fight Multiple Sclerosis
    It's time to grab your rafts and inner tubes and take a relaxing float around Tybee to help in the fight against fight Multiple Sclerosis.
    June 10, 2013 - WTOC 11 Savannah
Quotes

  • Richard Branson in CNN
    Branson said 40-foot waves "hit us from behind and took one of our life rafts."
  • Mike Weir in USA Today
    Every time we'd see a little nice camp of a beach, we'd pull our rafts over and set up a bucket somewhere,Weir said. "We'd play over these rocks and hit these little plastic balls trying to get it into the bucket. I told the guys, I got my...
  • Joseph Grundfest in San Jose Mercury News
    If Mark has a whole raft of stuff, my view is he's worth two rafts, given the job that he's done at Hewlett-Packard,said Joseph Grundfest, Stanford University law professor and co-director of the Rock Center for Corporate Governance.

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