- a board that skims over water when towed at high speed by a motorboat, used to carry a rider in aquatic sports.
- to ride an aquaplane.
- hydroplane(def 7).
Origin of aquaplane
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In a nutshell, what had occurred was this: You know how you aquaplane.Right Ho, Jeeves
P. G. Wodehouse
- 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
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