Definition of HYDROFOIL


Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) a device consisting of a flat or curved piece (as a metal plate) so that its surface reacts to the water it is passing through; "the fins of a fish act as hydrofoils" ;

  • 2. (

    ) a speedboat that is equipped with winglike structures that lift it so that it skims the water at high speeds; "the museum houses a replica of the jet hydroplane that broke the record" ;

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