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hy·dro·plane

 (hī′drə-plān′)
n.
1. See seaplane.
2. A motorboat designed so that the prow and much of the hull lift out of the water and skim the surface at high speeds.
3. See hydrofoil.
4. A horizontal rudder on a submarine.
intr.v. hy·dro·planed, hy·dro·plan·ing, hy·dro·planes
1. To drive or ride in a hydroplane.
2.
a. To skim along on the surface of the water.
b. To be or go out of control by skimming along the surface of a wet road. Used of a motor vehicle.

hydroplane

(ˈhaɪdrəʊˌpleɪn)
n
1. (Nautical Terms) a motorboat equipped with hydrofoils or with a shaped bottom that raises its hull out of the water at high speeds
2. (Aeronautics) an attachment to an aircraft to enable it to glide along the surface of water
3. (Aeronautics) another name (esp US) for a seaplane
4. (Nautical Terms) a horizontal vane on the hull of a submarine for controlling its vertical motion
vb
(Nautical Terms) (intr) (of a boat) to rise out of the water in the manner of a hydroplane

hy•dro•plane

(ˈhaɪ drəˌpleɪn)

n., v. -planed, -plan•ing. n.
1. a seaplane.
2. an attachment to an airplane enabling it to glide on the water.
3. a light, high-powered boat, esp. one with hydrofoils or a stepped bottom, designed to plane along the surface of the water at very high speeds.
4. a horizontal rudder for submerging or elevating a submarine.
v.i.
5. to skim over water in the manner of a hydroplane.
6. to travel in or pilot a hydroplane.
7. (of a vehicle or a tire) to ride on a film of water on a wet surface with a resulting decrease in braking and steering effectiveness.
[1900–05]
hy′dro•plan`er, n.

hydroplane


Past participle: hydroplaned
Gerund: hydroplaning

Imperative
hydroplane
hydroplane
Present
I hydroplane
you hydroplane
he/she/it hydroplanes
we hydroplane
you hydroplane
they hydroplane
Preterite
I hydroplaned
you hydroplaned
he/she/it hydroplaned
we hydroplaned
you hydroplaned
they hydroplaned
Present Continuous
I am hydroplaning
you are hydroplaning
he/she/it is hydroplaning
we are hydroplaning
you are hydroplaning
they are hydroplaning
Present Perfect
I have hydroplaned
you have hydroplaned
he/she/it has hydroplaned
we have hydroplaned
you have hydroplaned
they have hydroplaned
Past Continuous
I was hydroplaning
you were hydroplaning
he/she/it was hydroplaning
we were hydroplaning
you were hydroplaning
they were hydroplaning
Past Perfect
I had hydroplaned
you had hydroplaned
he/she/it had hydroplaned
we had hydroplaned
you had hydroplaned
they had hydroplaned
Future
I will hydroplane
you will hydroplane
he/she/it will hydroplane
we will hydroplane
you will hydroplane
they will hydroplane
Future Perfect
I will have hydroplaned
you will have hydroplaned
he/she/it will have hydroplaned
we will have hydroplaned
you will have hydroplaned
they will have hydroplaned
Future Continuous
I will be hydroplaning
you will be hydroplaning
he/she/it will be hydroplaning
we will be hydroplaning
you will be hydroplaning
they will be hydroplaning
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been hydroplaning
you have been hydroplaning
he/she/it has been hydroplaning
we have been hydroplaning
you have been hydroplaning
they have been hydroplaning
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been hydroplaning
you will have been hydroplaning
he/she/it will have been hydroplaning
we will have been hydroplaning
you will have been hydroplaning
they will have been hydroplaning
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been hydroplaning
you had been hydroplaning
he/she/it had been hydroplaning
we had been hydroplaning
you had been hydroplaning
they had been hydroplaning
Conditional
I would hydroplane
you would hydroplane
he/she/it would hydroplane
we would hydroplane
you would hydroplane
they would hydroplane
Past Conditional
I would have hydroplaned
you would have hydroplaned
he/she/it would have hydroplaned
we would have hydroplaned
you would have hydroplaned
they would have hydroplaned
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hydroplane - an airplane that can land on or take off from waterhydroplane - 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
2.hydroplane - a speedboat that is equipped with winglike structures that lift it so that it skims the water at high speeds; "the museum houses a replica of the jet hydroplane that broke the record"
speedboat - a fast motorboat
Verb1.hydroplane - glide on the water in a hydroplane
aviate, pilot, fly - operate an airplane; "The pilot flew to Cuba"
Translations
joutualiukuaplaanatavesiliirto

hydroplane

[ˈhaɪdrəʊpleɪn] Nhidroavión m

hydroplane

[ˈhaɪdrəpleɪn] n
(= seaplane) → hydravion m
(= jetfoil) → hydroglisseur m

hydroplane

[ˈhaɪdrəʊˌpleɪn] nidrovolante m
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