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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A speedboat that is equipped with winglike structures that lift it so that it skims the water at high speeds; A device consisting of a flat or curved piece (as a metal plate) so that its surface reacts to the water it is passing through.

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  • The controversial "hydrofoil" suits are to be banned next year.
  • The hydrofoil hummed as it lifted above the water.
  • A sleek yacht type of hydrofoil bobbed at the pier.
  • Then very slowly the hydrofoil began to creep Upriver. for more
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