pontoon plane

noun
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of pontoon plane

: an airplane that has large hollow containers filled with air (called pontoons) on the bottom so that it can float on water

Word by Word Definitions

pontoon play
  1. : a flat-bottomed boat (such as a lighter)

  2. : a float especially of a seaplane

  1. : blackjack

plane play
  1. : to make smooth or even : level

  2. : to make smooth or even by use of a plane

  3. : to remove by or as if by planing

  1. : any of a genus (Platanus of the family Platanaceae, the plane-tree family) of chiefly deciduous trees with large palmately lobed leaves, flowers in globose heads, and usually scaling bark —called also buttonwood, plane tree, sycamore

  1. : a tool for smoothing or shaping a wood surface

  1. : a surface in which if any two points are chosen a straight line joining them lies wholly in that surface

  2. : a flat or level surface

  3. : a level of existence, consciousness, or development

  1. : having no elevations or depressions : flat

  2. : of, relating to, or dealing with geometric planes

  3. : lying in a plane

  1. : to fly while keeping the wings motionless

  2. : to skim across the surface of the water

  3. : to travel by airplane


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