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  • n. Plural form of hydroplane.


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  • Interspersed among the towns are other sights worth stopping for: a military aircraft museum, built at a landing site for World War I hydroplanes; the San Liberato estate, with botanical gardens and a ninth-century Romanesque church (by appointment, ); and Martignano Lake, a smaller body of water accessible by car to patrons of a lakeside restaurant ( ).

    Drives That Leave the City Behind

  •      Culture was bush-league: hydroplanes, Seafair, Triple-A baseball, accordian players in bowties named Stan getting down with the two-step in lounges.

    Dry Rot

  • My heart skips a beat as the van hydroplanes toward the rock-strewn edge bordering the ocean.


  • But this exhibition's 108 photographs chronicle the territory from the sleepy shorelines of the 1920s to the sailboats, hydroplanes and ferries of the 1940s and 1950s that funneled visitors from Hong Kong.

    Time Off

  • A pickup truck hydroplanes and flips into a flooded drainage ditch.

    CNN Transcript Jul 27, 2007

  • That pickup truck hydroplanes and flips into in a flooded drainage ditch.

    CNN Transcript Jul 27, 2007

  • We go under an overpass and the moment we hit the wet pavement, my beloved van hydroplanes and throws us sideways into the passing lane.

    waterdiluted Diary Entry

  • Especially with a car that hydroplanes badly at highway speeds.

    badger Diary Entry

  • At the same time the British increased the numbers of their destroyers and submarine chasers, and developed the depth bomb and the system of scouting with hydroplanes.

    1917, April

  • With destroyers ahead, astern, and on the beam, two hydroplanes circling and paralleling above, and a solitary observing balloon hovering over the Long Island shore, our ship and convoys stood boldly out to sea.

    The Greater Love


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