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sea·plane

 (sē′plān′)
n.
An airplane, such as a floatplane or a flying boat, designed for landing on and taking off from a body of water. Also called hydroplane.

seaplane

(ˈsiːˌpleɪn)
n
(Aeronautics) any aircraft that lands on and takes off from water. Also called (esp US): hydroplane

sea•plane

(ˈsiˌpleɪn)

n.
an airplane with floats for water takeoffs and landings.
[1910–15]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.seaplane - an airplane that can land on or take off from waterseaplane - an airplane that can land on or take off from water; "the designer of marine aircraft demonstrated his newest hydroplane"
aeroplane, airplane, plane - an aircraft that has a fixed wing and is powered by propellers or jets; "the flight was delayed due to trouble with the airplane"
floatplane, pontoon plane - a seaplane equipped with pontoons for landing or taking off from water
flying boat - a large seaplane that floats with its fuselage in the water rather than on pontoons
Verb1.seaplane - glide on the water in a hydroplane
aviate, pilot, fly - operate an airplane; "The pilot flew to Cuba"
Translations
hidroplán
sjøfly

seaplane

[ˈsiːpleɪn] Nhidroavión m

seaplane

sea plane [ˈsiːpleɪn] nhydravion m

seaplane

[ˈsiːˌpleɪn] nidrovolante m
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