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Noun: hydroplane  'hI-dru,pleyn
  1. An aeroplane that can land on or take off from water
    "the designer of marine aircraft demonstrated his newest hydroplane";
    - seaplane
  2. A speedboat that is equipped with winglike structures that lift it so that it skims the water at high speeds
    "the museum houses a replica of the jet hydroplane that broke the record";
    - hydrofoil
Verb: hydroplane  'hI-dru,pleyn
  1. Glide on the water in a hydroplane
    - seaplane

Derived forms: hydroplaned, hydroplanes, hydroplaning

Type of: aeroplane [Brit], airplane [N. Amer], aviate, fly, pilot, plane, speedboat

Encyclopedia: Hydroplane