aquaplane /ˈakwəpleɪn/


I. noun

a board for riding on water, pulled by a speedboat.
II. verb [no obj.]

1. (of a vehicle) slide uncontrollably on a wet surface

the plane is believed to have aquaplaned on the runway.
– origin early 20th cent. (originally US): from Latin aqua ‘water’ + plane1.

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