WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2019
aq•ua•plane /ˈækwəˌpleɪn, ˈɑkwə-/USA pronunciation   n., v.,  -planed, -plan•ing. 
n. [countable]
  1. a board that skims over water when it is towed at high speed by a motorboat, ridden for recreation.

v. [no object]
  1. to ride an aquaplane.

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2019
aq•ua•plane  (akwə plān′, äkwə-),USA pronunciation n., v.,  -planed, -plan•ing. 
n. 
  1. Sporta board that skims over water when towed at high speed by a motorboat, used to carry a rider in aquatic sports.

v.i. 
  1. Sportto ride an aquaplane.
  2. Aeronauticshydroplane (def. 7).
aqua•plan′er, n. 
  • aqua- + (air)plane 1910–15


Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::

aquaplane /ˈækwəˌpleɪn/ n
  1. a single board on which a person stands and is towed by a motorboat at high speed, as in water skiing
vb (intransitive)
  1. to ride on an aquaplane
  2. (of a motor vehicle travelling at high speeds in wet road conditions) to rise up onto a thin film of water between the tyres and road surface so that actual contact with the road is lost



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