noun. a speedboat that is equipped with winglike structures that lift it so that it skims the water at high speeds.
- stay in place
noun. an airplane that can land on or take off from water.
- pontoon plane
- dry fly
- wet fly
- stand still
verb. glide on the water in a hydroplane.
Example sentences of the word hydroplane
1. Verb, base form
The tail is useful for locomotion and steering in the water, and also allows alligators to hydroplane across the surface of the water.
2. Noun, singular or mass
Juma Amazon Lodge, three hours from Manaus by boat and less than a half hour by hydroplane, offers your choice of 20 bungalows, all on stilts to accommodate the flood season.