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seaplane

Definitions of seaplane
  1. noun
    an airplane that can land on or take off from water
    synonyms: hydroplane
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    types:
    floatplane, pontoon plane
    a seaplane equipped with pontoons for landing or taking off from water
    flying boat
    a large seaplane that floats with its fuselage in the water rather than on pontoons
    type of:
    aeroplane, airplane, plane
    an aircraft that has a fixed wing and is powered by propellers or jets
  2. verb
    glide on the water in a hydroplane
    synonyms: hydroplane
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    type of:
    aviate, fly, pilot
    operate an airplane
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