Definition of hydroplane noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈhaɪdrəpleɪn//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈhaɪdrəpleɪn//
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  1. 1a light boat with an engine and a flat bottom, designed to travel fast over the surface of water
  2. 2(North American English) = seaplane
  3. Word Originearly 20th cent.: from hydro- + plane ‘level’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: hydroplane

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