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seaplane in Air topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishseaplanesea‧plane /ˈsiːpleɪn/ noun [countable]  TTAa plane that can take off from and land on a body of water
Examples from the Corpus
seaplaneCruising around in a seaplane is all very well, but water-work is always the most fun.I think the best and most delightful way to come to Newfoundland is by seaplane.The lights of an aircraft were stretched on timbers, but no seaplane - and I did not hit one.He learned to fly, naturally, on seaplanes.Ten minutes from the sea is for those who possess a helicopter or seaplane.We were to bomb the seaplane base at Hornum on the southernmost tip of the island.