WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2019
aq•ua•plane /ˈækwəˌpleɪn, ˈɑkwə-/USA pronunciation
n., v., -planed, -plan•ing. n. [countable]
WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2019
v. [no object]
- a board that skims over water when it is towed at high speed by a motorboat, ridden for recreation.
- to ride an aquaplane.
(ak′wə plān′, ä′kwə-),USA pronunciation n., v., -planed, -plan•ing. n.
- Sporta board that skims over water when towed at high speed by a motorboat, used to carry a rider in aquatic sports.
- Sportto ride an aquaplane.
- Aeronauticshydroplane (def. 7).
- aqua- + (air)plane 1910–15
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aquaplane /ˈækwəˌpleɪn/ n
- a single board on which a person stands and is towed by a motorboat at high speed, as in water skiing
- to ride on an aquaplane
- (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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