Definition of Rafting

1. n. The business of making or managing rafts.



Definition of Rafting

1. Noun. the sport of guiding a raft while descending a river, especially through rapids known as 'white water' rafting ¹

2. Verb. (present participle of raft) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Rafting

1. raft [v] - See also: raft

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Rafting

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rafies
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rafoxanide
rafsi
raft
raft-up
raft foundation
raftage
rafte
rafted
rafter
raftered
raftering
rafters
rafting (current term)
raftlike
raftman
raftmate
raftmates
raftmen
rafts
raftsman
raftsmen
rafty
rag
rag-and-bone shop
rag-bagger
rag-baggers
rag-chewing

Literary usage of Rafting

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1. A Manual of Forestry by William Schlich (1896)
"rafting-Channels. In order that rafting may be possible, it is generally ... In well-regulated rafting-channels a smaller head of water is required than in ..."

2. History of the Lumber Industry of America by James Elliott Defebaugh (1907)
"The cheapest and simplest way was rafting the lumber to the larger towns. ... The method of rafting was simple. The pine and hemlock were laid from ..."

3. Logging: The Principles and General Methods of Operation in the United States by Ralph Clement Bryant (1913)
"rafting ON STREAMS rafting is a common method of handling logs on large streams and ... The advantages of rafting are : (1) It prevents loose logs from ..."

4. The Canadian Rockies Adventure Guide by Brenda Koller (2006)
"Whitewater rafting Whitewater rafting in the Canmore area is on the Bow and ... 4 Kananaskis River - Introduction to whitewater rafting with novice class ..."

5. Jamaica by Paris Permenter, John Bigley (2000)
"LETHE MOUNTAIN VALLEY rafting 20 minutes west of Montego Bay, ... MARTHA BRAE RIVER rafting w 876-954-5168 or book through your hotel tour desk Hours: Opens ..."

6. Schlich's Manual of Forestry by William Schlich (1908)
"rafting-channels. In order that rafting may be possible, generally it is ... In well-regulated rafting-channels a smaller head of water is required than in ..."

7. Adventure Guide to Maui by Sharon Hamblin (2005)
"Ocean rafting Hawaii Ocean rafting, -a 808-661-7238, has half- and full-day snorkel tours on their large semi-covered ocean rafts. They try various spots, ..."

8. Adventure Guide to the Pacific Northwest by Don Young, Marjorie Young (1999)
"On the Water rafting The best rafting in southwestern British Columbia can be ... From May through September, whitewater rafting can be arranged on the ..."

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