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hydroplane

2 verb
     
Related topics: Motor Vehicles, Water
hydroplane2 [intransitive]
1 American EnglishTTC if a car hydroplanes, it slides in a way that is out of control on a wet road [= aquaplane British English]
2TTW if a boat hydroplanes, it travels very quickly, just touching the surface of the water

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