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English noun: hydroplane

1. hydroplane (artifact) an airplane that can land on or take off from water


SamplesThe designer of marine aircraft demonstrated his newest hydroplane.


Synonymsseaplane


Broader (hypernym)aeroplane, airplane, plane


Narrower (hyponym)floatplane, flying boat, pontoon plane

2. hydroplane (artifact) a speedboat that is equipped with winglike structures that lift it so that it skims the water at high speeds


SamplesThe museum houses a replica of the jet hydroplane that broke the record.


Synonymshydrofoil


Broader (hypernym)speedboat


English verb: hydroplane

1. hydroplane (motion) glide on the water in a hydroplane


Synonymsseaplane


Pattern of useSomebody ----s


Broader (hypernym)aviate, fly, pilot


Entailglide









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