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hydroplane

hy·dro·plane

hydroplane

 
pronunciation:
haI dr pleIn
parts of speech:
noun, intransitive verb
features:
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a light, fast motorboat that at high speeds skims the water with only the rear part of the hull touching the surface.
definition 2: an airplane equipped to land on water; seaplane.
definition 3: a hydrofoil vessel.
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part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: hydroplaned, hydroplanes, hydroplaning
definition 1: to ride in a hydroplane.
definition 2: to skim a watery surface in the manner of a hydroplane, as a speeding automobile on a wet road.
similar words:
plane
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