HyperDic: hydroplane

English > 3 senses of the word hydroplane:
NOUNartifacthydroplane, seaplanean airplane that can land on or take off from water
artifacthydroplane, hydrofoila speedboat that is equipped with winglike structures that lift it so that it skims the water at high speeds
VERBmotionhydroplane, seaplaneglide on the water in a hydroplane
English > hydroplane: 3 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningAn airplane that can land on or take off from water.
Example"the designer of marine aircraft demonstrated his newest hydroplane"
Synonymseaplane
Narrowerfloatplane, pontoon planeA seaplane equipped with pontoons for landing or taking off from water
flying boatA large seaplane that floats with its fuselage in the water rather than on pontoons
Broaderairplane, aeroplane, planeAn aircraft that has a fixed wing and is powered by propellers or jets
Spanishhidroavión, hidroplano
Catalanhidroavió, hidroplà
Verbshydroplaneglide on the water in a hydroplane
English > hydroplane: 3 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningA speedboat that is equipped with winglike structures that lift it so that it skims the water at high speeds.
Example"the museum houses a replica of the jet hydroplane that broke the record"
Synonymhydrofoil
BroaderspeedboatA fast motorboat
Spanishhidroala
Catalanhidroala, hidroplà, hidròpter
Verbshydroplaneglide on the water in a hydroplane
English > hydroplane: 3 senses > verb 1, motion
Meaningglide on the water in a hydroplane.
PatternSomebody ----s
Synonymseaplane
EntailsglideMove smoothly and effortlessly
Broaderfly, aviate, pilotOperate an airplane
Nounshydroplanean airplane that can land on or take off from water
hydroplanea speedboat that is equipped with winglike structures that lift it so that it skims the water at high speeds

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