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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.
(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
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.
Past participle: aquaplaned
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|Noun||1.||aquaplane - 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"
|Verb||1.||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"|
|2.||aquaplane - ride on an aquaplane|