Hydroplane meaning

hī'drə-plān'
A motorboat designed so that the prow and much of the hull lift out of the water and skim the surface at high speeds.
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A horizontal rudder on a submarine.
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To drive or ride in a hydroplane.
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To skim along on the surface of the water.
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To be or go out of control by skimming along the surface of a wet road. Used of a motor vehicle.
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A small, light motorboat with a flat bottom rising in steps to the stern so that it can skim along the water's surface at high speeds.
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An attachment for an airplane that enables it to glide along on the water.
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A horizontal rudder used to submerge or raise a submarine.
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To drive or ride in a hydroplane.
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To skim along on a film of liquid without touching the surface beneath, as vehicle tires on a wet road.
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To skim the surface of a body of water while moving at high speed.

Don't drive too fast on wet roads or the car may hydroplane and cause you to lose control of the vehicle.

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(nautical): A specific type of motorboat used exclusively for racing.
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The wing of a submarine, used to help control depth.
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Origin of hydroplane

From hydro- "water" + plane