Verb aquaplane Definition and Examples


Verb:

aquaplane

Definition as verb:

Verb

aquaplane (third-person singular simple present aquaplanes, present participle aquaplaning, simple past and past participle aquaplaned)

  1. to ride such a board
  2. (automotive) For a car or similar vehicle to slide along the road on a thin film of water between the road and the tyres. This occurs when a car has some speed and comes to somewhere with more water on the road than the weight of the car and the grooves in the tyre tread pattern (if any) can push away. The result is almost no traction at all for steering or braking.

More definition:


1.a board that skims over water when towed at high speed by a motorboat, used to carry a rider in aquatic sports.


2.to ride an aquaplane.

3.hydroplane (def 7).

1. a single board on which a person stands and is towed by a motorboat at high speed, as in water skiing verb (intransitive)

2. to ride on an aquaplane

3. (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 Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollinsPublishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012 Cite This Source

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