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

     

    hydroplane

     verb
    verb
    BrE BrE//ˈhaɪdrəpleɪn//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈhaɪdrəpleɪn//
     
    Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they hydroplane
    BrE BrE//ˈhaɪdrəpleɪn//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈhaɪdrəpleɪn//
     
    he / she / it hydroplanes
    BrE BrE//ˈhaɪdrəpleɪnz//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈhaɪdrəpleɪnz//
     
    past simple hydroplaned
    BrE BrE//ˈhaɪdrəpleɪnd//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈhaɪdrəpleɪnd//
     
    past participle hydroplaned
    BrE BrE//ˈhaɪdrəpleɪnd//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈhaɪdrəpleɪnd//
     
    -ing form hydroplaning
    BrE BrE//ˈhaɪdrəpleɪnɪŋ//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈhaɪdrəpleɪnɪŋ//
     
     
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  1. 1(North American English) (British English aquaplane) (of a motor vehicle) to slide out of control on a wet road
  2. 2(of a boat) to travel fast over the surface of the water
  3. Word Origin early 20th cent.: from hydro- + plane ‘level’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: hydroplane

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