hydro-ski

[ hahy-droh-skee ]
/ ˈhaɪ droʊˌski /

noun, plural hy·dro-skis.

a hydrofoil attached to a seaplane to aid in takeoffs and landings.

Nearby words

  1. hydriodic,
  2. hydriodic acid,
  3. hydro,
  4. hydro-,
  5. hydro-lyase,
  6. hydroa,
  7. hydroa vacciniforme,
  8. hydroacoustics,
  9. hydroaerobics,
  10. hydroairplane

Origin of hydro-ski

First recorded in 1950–55

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British Dictionary definitions for hydroski

hydroski

/ (ˈhaɪdrəʊˌskiː) /

noun

a hydrofoil used on some seaplanes to provide extra lift when taking off
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