Definitions for "Raft"
Keywords:  float, buoyancy, hull, boat, river
A collection of logs, boards, pieces of timber, or the like, fastened together, either for their own collective conveyance on the water, or to serve as a support in conveying other things; a float.
A collection of logs, fallen trees, etc. (such as is formed in some Western rivers of the United States), which obstructs navigation.
i) A lifeboat or small (often inflatable) boat, esp. for use in emergencies, ii) a floating accumulation of trees, ice, etc., iii) transport as or on a raft, cross (water) on a raft.
Keywords:  reave, imp
imp. & p. p. of Reave.
Raft is a 1991 science fiction book by author Stephen Baxter. Raft is both Baxter's first novel and first book in the Xeelee Sequence, although the Xeelee are not present. The book serves as a worthy introduction to the imaginative Xeelee sequence, although some of the later books in the series received greater acclaim.
Keywords:  concrete, plenty, trouble, slab, batch
(often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent; "a batch of letters"; "a deal of trouble"; "a lot of money"; "he made a mint on the stock market"; "it must have cost plenty"
A firm slab, usually made from concrete, designed to spread the weight of a structure on soft ground.
A footing or foundation, usually a large thick concrete mat.
A large collection of people or things taken indiscriminately.
a very handy thing to carry you across the water, from one shore to another
Cluster of eggs laid on the surface of permanent water.
To transport on a raft, or in the form of a raft; to make into a raft; as, to raft timber.
RAFT or Reversible addition–fragmentation chain transfer is a form of living radical polymerization.
Keywords:  lashed, spars, parcel, together
A parcel of spars lashed together.