Hydrofoil meaning

hīdrə-foil
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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.
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A boat equipped with hydrofoils.
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Any of the winglike structures attached to the hull of some watercraft: at certain speeds the hull lifts clear of the water and the craft skims along on the hydrofoils.
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A craft with hydrofoils.
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(nautical) A wing attached to the hull of a ship that raises it out of the water when travelling at speed and thus reduces drag.
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(nautical) A vessel equipped with such a device.
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Origin of hydrofoil

  • hydro- +‎ foil

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