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Petrichor: The smell after rainfall
/ˈæk wəˌpleɪn, ˈɑ kwə-/
a board that skims over water when towed at high speed by a motorboat, used to carry a rider in aquatic sports.
verb (used without object)
to ride an aquaplane.
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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a single board on which a person stands and is towed by a motorboat at high speed, as in water skiing
to ride on an aquaplane
(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
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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