craft ( crafts plural & 3rd person present) ( crafting present participle) ( crafted past tense & past participle )
craft is both the singular and the plural form for meaning 1.
1 n-count You can refer to a boat, a spacecraft, or an aircraft as a craft.
With great difficulty, the fisherman manoeuvred his small craft close to the reef...
2 n-count A craft is an activity such as weaving, carving, or pottery that involves making things skilfully with your hands.
All kinds of traditional craft industries are preserved here.
3 n-count You can use craft to refer to any activity or job that involves doing something skilfully.
Maurice Murphy, one of the country's leading classical trumpeters, learnt his craft with the Black Dyke Mills band.
4 verb If something is crafted, it is made skilfully. The windows would probably have been crafted in the latter part of the Middle Ages... be V-ed Many delegates were willing to craft a compromise... V n The author extracts the maximum from every carefully-crafted scene in this witty tale. V-ed ...original, hand-crafted bags at affordable prices. V-ed
craft fair ( craft fairs plural ) A craft fair is an event at which people sell goods they have made. n-count
landing craft ( landing craft plural ) A landing craft is a small boat designed for the landing of troops and equipment on the shore. n-count
pleasure craft ( pleasure craft plural ) A pleasure craft is the same as a pleasure boat. n-count
Traducción diccionario Collins Inglés Cobuild
1 ability, aptitude, art, artistry, cleverness, dexterity, expertise, expertness, ingenuity, knack, know-how (informal) skill, technique, workmanship
2 artfulness, artifice, contrivance, craftiness, cunning, deceit, duplicity, guile, ruse, scheme, shrewdness, stratagem, subterfuge, subtlety, trickery, wiles
3 business, calling, employment, handicraft, handiwork, line, occupation, pursuit, trade, vocation, work
4 aircraft, barque, boat, plane, ship, spacecraft, vessel
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