paravane

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From para- + vane

Noun[edit]

paravane (plural paravanes)

  1. (nautical) A device, stabilized with vanes, towed alongside a vessel such that the cable attaching it cuts the moorings of submerged mines.
  2. (nautical) A towed underwater object with hydrofoils, of diverse uses

Synonyms[edit]

  • (towed underwater object with hydrofoils): water kite

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