hydroplane

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English[edit]

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Miss Madison unlimited hydroplane in 2007

Etymology[edit]

From hydro- "water" + plane

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

hydroplane (third-person singular simple present hydroplanes, present participle hydroplaning, simple past and past participle hydroplaned)

  1. To skim the surface of a body of water while moving at high speed.
    Don't drive too fast on wet roads or the car may hydroplane and cause you to lose control of the vehicle.

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Noun[edit]

hydroplane (plural hydroplanes)

  1. (nautical): A specific type of motorboat used exclusively for racing.
  2. A hydrofoil
  3. A seaplane
  4. The wing of a submarine, used to help control depth.