aquaplane


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aq·ua·plane

 (ăk′wə-plān′, ä′kwə-)
n.
A board pulled over the water by a motorboat and ridden by a person standing up.
intr.v. aq·ua·planed, aq·ua·plan·ing, aq·ua·planes
To ride on such a board.

aquaplane

(ˈækwəˌpleɪn)
n
(Swimming, Water Sports & Surfing) a single board on which a person stands and is towed by a motorboat at high speed, as in water skiing
vb (intr)
1. (Swimming, Water Sports & Surfing) to ride on an aquaplane
2. (Automotive Engineering) (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

aq•ua•plane

(ˈæk wəˌpleɪn, ˈɑ kwə-)

n., v. -planed, -plan•ing. n.
1. a board that skims over water when towed at high speed by a motorboat, used to carry a rider in aquatic sports.
v.i.
2. to ride an aquaplane.
[1910–15; aqua- + (air) plane]

aquaplane


Past participle: aquaplaned
Gerund: aquaplaning

Imperative
aquaplane
aquaplane
Present
I aquaplane
you aquaplane
he/she/it aquaplanes
we aquaplane
you aquaplane
they aquaplane
Preterite
I aquaplaned
you aquaplaned
he/she/it aquaplaned
we aquaplaned
you aquaplaned
they aquaplaned
Present Continuous
I am aquaplaning
you are aquaplaning
he/she/it is aquaplaning
we are aquaplaning
you are aquaplaning
they are aquaplaning
Present Perfect
I have aquaplaned
you have aquaplaned
he/she/it has aquaplaned
we have aquaplaned
you have aquaplaned
they have aquaplaned
Past Continuous
I was aquaplaning
you were aquaplaning
he/she/it was aquaplaning
we were aquaplaning
you were aquaplaning
they were aquaplaning
Past Perfect
I had aquaplaned
you had aquaplaned
he/she/it had aquaplaned
we had aquaplaned
you had aquaplaned
they had aquaplaned
Future
I will aquaplane
you will aquaplane
he/she/it will aquaplane
we will aquaplane
you will aquaplane
they will aquaplane
Future Perfect
I will have aquaplaned
you will have aquaplaned
he/she/it will have aquaplaned
we will have aquaplaned
you will have aquaplaned
they will have aquaplaned
Future Continuous
I will be aquaplaning
you will be aquaplaning
he/she/it will be aquaplaning
we will be aquaplaning
you will be aquaplaning
they will be aquaplaning
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been aquaplaning
you have been aquaplaning
he/she/it has been aquaplaning
we have been aquaplaning
you have been aquaplaning
they have been aquaplaning
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been aquaplaning
you will have been aquaplaning
he/she/it will have been aquaplaning
we will have been aquaplaning
you will have been aquaplaning
they will have been aquaplaning
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been aquaplaning
you had been aquaplaning
he/she/it had been aquaplaning
we had been aquaplaning
you had been aquaplaning
they had been aquaplaning
Conditional
I would aquaplane
you would aquaplane
he/she/it would aquaplane
we would aquaplane
you would aquaplane
they would aquaplane
Past Conditional
I would have aquaplaned
you would have aquaplaned
he/she/it would have aquaplaned
we would have aquaplaned
you would have aquaplaned
they would have aquaplaned
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.aquaplane - a board that is pulled by a speedboat as a person stands on it and skims over the top of the wateraquaplane - a board that is pulled by a speedboat as a person stands on it and skims over the top of the water
board - a flat piece of material designed for a special purpose; "he nailed boards across the windows"
Verb1.aquaplane - rise up onto a thin film of water between the tires and road so that there is no more contact with the road; "the car aquaplaned"
skim, plane - travel on the surface of water
2.aquaplane - ride on an aquaplaneaquaplane - ride on an aquaplane      
skim, plane - travel on the surface of water
Translations
akvaplánozik

aquaplane

[ˈækwəpleɪn]
A. Ntabla f de esquí acuático
B. VI (Brit) (Aut) → patinar

aquaplane

nMonoski m
vi
(Sport) → Wasserski laufen
(car etc)(auf nasser Straße) ins Rutschen geraten

aquaplane

[ˈækwəˌpleɪn]
1. nacquaplano
2. vi
a. (Sport) → praticare l'acquaplano
b. (Aut) → andare in aquaplaning
References in periodicals archive ?
Excellent on dry roads, but they aquaplane if they as much as see a puddle.
When it gets too wet for these tyres, it doesn't matter what speed you drive around, you will aquaplane," he said.
Driving through water quickly could make your car aquaplane.
Police accident investigator Gordon Saynor said a detailed examination of the road and other tests showed Mr Jones was driving between 50 and 60mph and the car would aquaplane on the wet surface at 52mph.
The only danger is you might make a mistake, aquaplane and go off but the cars are built so you can go off and maybe hit a tyre barrier.
It is always a good idea to switch off cruise control in wet conditions as it may create problems if you start to aquaplane.
After a few different band members came and went Paul Richards and Simon Chappell joined the band from the recently split Birmingham band Aquaplane.
David Learmount, safety editor of Flight International Magazine, said: 'If aircraft do land in very heavy rain they can aquaplane in the same way that a car can
On motorways, spray from articulated lorries can render the motorist almost blind, and when travelling at speed, high volumes of water can cause the vehicle to aquaplane which is extremely dangerous.