Definition of pontoon:
harbour, poker, bridge, landing, cribbage, dock, craft, beggar-thy-neighbor, dockyard, float, blackjack, basin, dry dock, anchorage, contract bridge, gin rummy, patience, berth, canasta, jetty, harbor.
boat (part of speech: noun)
- cabin cruiser,
- aircraft carrier,
- fishing boat,
- ocean liner,
- cargo boat,
- paddle boat,
I believe therefore that by to- morrow the right bank of the Po will be connected with the mainland of the Polesine by several pontoon bridges, which will enable Cialdini's corps d'armee to cross the river, and, as everybody here hopes, to cross it in spite of any defence the Austrians may make.- "The Short Works of George Meredith", George Meredith Last Updated: March 7, 2009.
On the night of November 4, American troops, though under very heavy artillery and machine gun fire, succeeded in building four pontoon bridges across the Meuse, a little more than a mile east of Brieulles.- "America's War for Humanity", Thomas Herbert Russell.
- "Studies in love and in terror", Marie Belloc Lowndes.