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hydroairplane

[hahy-droh-air-pleyn]
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noun
  1. a hydroplane.
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Origin of hydroairplane

First recorded in 1905–10; hydro-1 + airplane
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Examples from the Web for hydroairplane

Historical Examples

  • Having detected a submerged enemy craft the hydroairplane flies over it, dropping a bomb.

    Dave Darrin and the German Submarines

    H. Irving Hancock

  • Presently the hydroairplane again caught sight of the prey it was stalking.