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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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A small motorboat that skims along on the back of its hull at high speeds. Also: A seaplane.

Usage examples (43)
  • They used a hydroplane to skim over the waters of the swamp.
  • The designer of marine aircraft demonstrated his newest hydroplane
  • The museum houses a replica of the jet hydroplane that broke the record
  • And that machine is what we call a hydroplane -- that is, it will prove to be as much at home on the water as in the air. " for more
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