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n. - A board that is pulled by a speedboat as a person stands on it and skims over the top of the water v. - Ride on an aircraft that can land on water; Rise up onto a thin film of water between the tires and road so that there is no more contact with the

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  • If you drive down the road and the tread is worn, when you hit a puddle of water, the car can aquaplane.
  • DOWN in Florida, where good roads often parallel the water for miles at a stretch, aquaplane enthusiasts have invented a new sports thrill.
  • Selecting a stretch of water whose banks are not lined with trees, the thrill-seekers hitch an aquaplane to a speeding automobile with a long tow rope.
  • Thanks, however, to DeCandido's ability to brew up credible and intriguing politics on both the large and small scale, and his proven talent for fast-paced narrative and... for more
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