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hydroplane

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noun hy·dro·plane \ˈhī-drə-ˌplān\

Simple Definition of hydroplane

  • : a boat that is designed to move over the surface of water at very high speeds

Full Definition of hydroplane

  1. 1 :  a powerboat designed for racing that skims the surface of the water

  2. 2 :  seaplane


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hydroplane

verb hy·dro·plane

Simple Definition of hydroplane

  • of a vehicle : to slide on a wet road because a thin layer of water on the road causes the tires to lose contact with it

Full Definition of hydroplane

  1. intransitive verb
  2. :  to skim on water; especially of a vehicle :  to skid on a wet surface (as pavement) because a film of water on the surface causes the tires to lose contact with it

Examples of hydroplane

  1. The car started hydroplaning and skidded off the road.



1962

First Known Use of hydroplane

1962


HYDROPLANE Defined for Kids

hydroplane

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noun hy·dro·plane \ˈhī-drə-ˌplān\

Definition of hydroplane

  1. :  a speedboat whose hull is completely or partly raised as it glides over water





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