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aquaplane

noun aqua·plane \ˈä-kwə-ˌplān, ˈa-\

Definition of aquaplane

  1. :  a board on which a standing rider is towed behind a speeding motorboat

aqua·plan·er noun


1912

First Known Use of aquaplane

1912


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aquaplane

verb aqua·plane

Definition of aquaplane

  1. intransitive verb
  2. 1 :  to ride an aquaplane

  3. 2 British :  hydroplane



1919

First Known Use of aquaplane

1919


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