Definitions

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  • noun Plural form of seaplane.

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Examples

  • Fifthly, come the seaplanes, that is, aircraft which can light on the water as well as fly.

    Flag and Fleet How the British Navy Won the Freedom of the Seas

  • I'd rather be out here and be free" she says as music from some Jewel-esque singer -- who is probably not singing about repealing the 17th Amendment but you can't really tell because Palin is too busy calling seaplanes "flippin' awesome" -- plays in the background.

    HUFFPOST HILL OCTOBER 15TH, 2010

  • I'd rather be out here and be free "she says as music from some Jewel-esque singer -- who is probably not singing about repealing the 17th Amendment but you can't really tell because Palin is too busy calling seaplanes" flippin 'awesome "-- plays in the background.

    HUFFPOST HILL OCTOBER 15TH, 2010

  • He pressed FDR for the military hardware, for which Churchill was desperate: seaplanes, bombers, the Sperry bombsight for British warplanes, and above all the destroyers.

    Wild Bill Donovan

  • He pressed FDR for the military hardware, for which Churchill was desperate: seaplanes, bombers, the Sperry bombsight for British warplanes, and above all the destroyers.

    Wild Bill Donovan

  • That probably sounds a bit obsessive, but my interests and enthusiasms have a tendency to latch on to some subject or another with great gusto, and it colors whatever I do, so I wanted to retain a purity of focus that I knew would be lost were I to suddenly get very enthusiastic about, say, seaplanes or mummies.

    Talking Comics with Tim: Chris Schweizer | Robot 6 @ Comic Book Resources – Covering Comic Book News and Entertainment

  • Grandpa was, I think, particularly interested in the seaplanes.

    Barnstorming on an Invisible Segway

  • In the 1930s, Port Washington was a base for some of Pan American Airways' earliest overseas flights using seaplanes.

    Port Washington: Estates to Houseboats

  • Several other operators of old Twin Otters have ordered new ones, including rival airlines in the Maldives that use them as seaplanes for tourists.

    Viking Air Breathes New Life Into Old Plane

  • Fishing boats nuzzled at the docks, and seaplanes buzzed overhead like dragonflies—bright-colored, glinting in the sun.

    Ancient, Strange, and Lovely

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