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Definition of Kayak

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lightweight single-person canoe which is propelled by a double-bladed paddle (developed by the Eskimo people)
Kayak Definition from Language, Idioms & Slang Dictionaries & Glossaries
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
(n.)
A light canoe, made of skins stretched over a frame, and usually capable of carrying but one person, who sits amidships and uses a double-bladed paddle. It is peculiar to the Eskimos and other Arctic tribes.
  
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kayak
\kay"ak\ (?), n. (naut.) a light canoe, made of skins stretched over a frame, and usually capable of carrying but one person, who sits amidships and uses a double-bladed paddle. it is peculiar to the eskimos and other arctic tribes.
kayak
n : a small canoe consisting of a light frame made watertight with animal skins; used by eskimos v : travel in a small canoe; "we kayaked down the river"

WordNet 2.0

Noun
1. a small canoe consisting of a light frame made watertight with animal skins; used by Eskimos
(hypernym) canoe

Verb
1. travel in a small canoe; "we kayaked down the river"
(hypernym) boat
(classification) sport, athletics
Kayak Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
Wikipedia English - The Free Encyclopedia
A kayak is a small, relatively narrow, human-powered boat primarily designed to be manually propelled by means of a double bladed paddle. The traditional kayak has a covered deck and one or more cockpits, each seating one paddler. Their cockpit is sometimes covered by a spray deck that prevents the entry of water from waves or spray and makes it possible for suitably skilled kayakers, to roll the kayak: that is, to capsize and right it without it filling with water or ejecting the paddler.

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Kayak Definition from Sports Dictionaries & Glossaries
Olympic Games Glossary - A Babylon Glossary
Competitors are timed in completing a descent down the rapids of a wild water course, in the process steering their canoe or kayak through "gates" (a pair of suspened poles about 1m apart), including going up against the flow, across the flow, and surfing the standing waves of the rapids.
The oldest discipline of ICF ( International Canoe Federation) canoeing, sometimes referred to as "Racing", and involves principally kayaks, and some canoes. Flatwater races over distance from 200m to 2000m.
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