hydrofoil

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A hydrofoil in the Netherlands.

Etymology[edit]

hydro- +‎ foil

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Noun[edit]

hydrofoil (plural hydrofoils)

  1. (nautical) A wing attached to the hull of a ship that raises it out of the water when travelling at speed and thus reduces drag.
  2. (nautical) A vessel equipped with such a device.

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