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jetfoil

[ jet-foil ]
/ ˈdʒɛtˌfɔɪl /
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noun
a passenger-carrying, jet-propelled hydrofoil, often having a control and stabilization system like that of an aircraft.
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Origin of jetfoil

1970–75; jet1 + (hydro)foil
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British Dictionary definitions for jetfoil

jetfoil
/ (ˈdʒɛtˌfɔɪl) /

noun
a type of hydrofoil that is propelled by water jets

Word Origin for jetfoil

C20: from a blend of jet 1 + (hydro)foil
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