hydroplane

  1. an airplane that can land on or take off from water
  2. a speedboat that is equipped with hydrofoils that lift it so that it skims the water at high speeds

Hydroplane

A boat that at speed rises out of the water so that just its' screw is under water.

hydroplane

[v] - glide on the water in a hydroplane
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Hydroplane

A flat-bottomed craft designed to skim over the surface of the water.
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Hydroplane

Hy'dro·plane noun [ Prefix hydro- , 1 + plane .] 1. A plane, or any of a number of planes, projecting from the hull of a submarine boat, which by being elevated or depressed cause the boat, when going ahead, to sink or rise, after the manner of an aëroplane. 2. A projec...
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hydroplane

seaplane verb glide on the water in a hydroplane
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Hydroplane

• (n.) A plane, or any of a number of planes, projecting from the hull of a submarine boat, which by being elevated or depressed cause the boat, when going ahead, to sink or rise, after the manner of an aeroplane. • (n.) A projecting plane or fin on a gliding boat to lift the moving boat on top of the water; also, a gliding boat. • (...
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hydroplane

(from the article `Gold Cup`) ...The first race for the cup was held on the Hudson River and was won by C.C. Riotte`s Standard with the fastest heat of 23.6 miles (38 km) per ... ...was first won in 1903 by Englishman S.F. Edge`s `Napier I,` a displacement (through-the-water) craft, with a speed of 19.53 miles per hour. Since ...
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hydroplane

hydroplane 1. A small, light boat designed to operate at high speed on the surface of the water. 2. A hydrofoil designed to provide lift for an aircraft while skimming the surface of the water.
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hydroplane

hydrofoil, hydroplane 1. A winglike structure attached to the hull of a boat that raises all or part of the hull out of the water when the boat is moving forward, thus reducing drag. 2. A device consisting of a flat or curved piece (as a metal plate) so that its surface reacts to the water it is passing through: 'The fins of a fish act as hydrofoi...
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hydroplane

hydroplane, small, high-powered racing boat designed to skim along the surface of the water. Its hull is so shaped that at high speeds the bow is tilted up out of the water, reducing the effect of frictional drag. Hydroplanes are commonly powered by outboard motors.
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hydroplane

On a submarine, a movable horizontal fin angled downwards or upwards when the vessel is descending or ascending. It is also a highly manoeuvrable motorboat with its bottom rising in steps to the stern, or a hydrofoil boat that skims over the surface of the water when driven at high speed
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Hydroplane

[boat] A hydroplane (or hydro, or thunderboat) is a fast motorboat, where the hull shape is such that at speed, the weight of the boat is supported by planing forces, rather than simple buoyancy. A key aspect of hydroplanes is that they use the water they are on for lift rather than buoyancy, as well as for propulsion and steering: when tra...
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