Definition of aquaplane verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    aquaplane

     verb
    verb
    BrE BrE//ˈækwəpleɪn//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈækwəpleɪn//
     
    Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they aquaplane
    BrE BrE//ˈækwəpleɪn//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈækwəpleɪn//
     
    he / she / it aquaplanes
    BrE BrE//ˈækwəpleɪnz//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈækwəpleɪnz//
     
    past simple aquaplaned
    BrE BrE//ˈækwəpleɪnd//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈækwəpleɪnd//
     
    past participle aquaplaned
    BrE BrE//ˈækwəpleɪnd//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈækwəpleɪnd//
     
    -ing form aquaplaning
    BrE BrE//ˈækwəpleɪnɪŋ//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈækwəpleɪnɪŋ//
     
     
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  1. 1(British English) (North American English hydroplane) [intransitive] (of a motor vehicle) to slide out of control on a wet road
  2. 2[intransitive] to stand on a board that is pulled along on water behind a speedboat in the sport ofaquaplaning
  3. Word Origin early 20th cent. (originally US): from Latin aqua ‘water’ + the verb plane.
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