Definitions

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  • verb Present participle of aquaplane.

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Examples

  • The new asphalt facilitates "aquaplaning," a technique to avoid crashes in rainy weather by use of cutting airplane wheels 'contact with the runway surface.

    Hurriyet Dailynews

  • We call this this urban flooding problem when you get the rain coming down too quickly and if you're going too quickly, your tires aren't going to be able to handle it and you will be spinning around and aquaplaning or hydroplaning problems.

    CNN Transcript May 1, 2007

  • He stepped hard on the brakes but the Audi slid on the drenched road surface, aquaplaning at ninety kilometres per hour towards the car in front, itself still hurtling forward, brake lights no more than a panicked wish.

    A Big Boy Did It and Ran Away

  • Ray did this, and soon began aquaplaning over the damp tunnel floor, the wetsuit saving him from being flayed alive in the process.

    A Big Boy Did It and Ran Away

  • He'd tried twice to correct his line when he'd swerved to avoid the truck but the roadway was too wet and he was half aquaplaning with the front end and he couldn't bring his speed down because he was trying to get the rear wheels to drive him straight.

    Northlight

  • She was overtaking a frozen-food road train, blinded by the spray kicked up by its wheels, when she hit the expanse of water that had been waiting for her in a slight declivity, and then the M G was aquaplaning at terrifying speed, swerving out of the fast lane and spinning round so that she saw the headlights of the road train staring at her like the eyes of the exterminating angel, Azrael.

    The Satanic Verses

  • And I was picking up my speed and suffered with lots of aquaplaning, so I thought, 'Okay, I just have to accept that they are faster today.'

    NYT > Home Page

  • This rutting leads to hyro or aquaplaning in wet or slushy days.

    Kootenay Rockies - News

  • This rutting leads to hyro or aquaplaning in wet or slushy days.

    Kootenay Rockies - News

  • This rutting leads to hyro or aquaplaning in wet or slushy days.

    Kootenay Rockies - News

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