Meaning of HYDROFOIL in English



Pronunciation: ' h ī -dr ə - ˌ fo ̇ i(- ə )l

Function: noun

Date: 1919

1 : a body similar to an airfoil but designed for action in or on water

2 : a motorboat that has metal plates or fins attached by struts fore and aft for lifting the hull clear of the water as speed is attained


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