[ak-wuh-pleyn, ah-kwuh-]
a board that skims over water when towed at high speed by a motorboat, used to carry a rider in aquatic sports.
verb (used without object), aquaplaned, aquaplaning.
to ride an aquaplane.
hydroplane ( def 7 ).

1910–15; aqua- + (air)plane

aquaplaner, noun Unabridged
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aquaplane (ˈækwəˌpleɪn)
1.  a single board on which a person stands and is towed by a motorboat at high speed, as in water skiing
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

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Example sentences
When it rains, huge puddles form and cars aquaplane.
Reckless operation of boat, water skis or aquaplane.
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