Definition of seaplane in English:


Line breaks: sea|plane
Pronunciation: /ˈsiːpleɪn


  • An aircraft with floats or skis instead of wheels, designed to land on and take off from water.
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    • I became rated in gyroplanes, helicopters, seaplanes and gliders.
    • It then possessed 39 aircraft, 52 seaplanes, and 7 airships.
    • Hulled seaplane or floatplane makes no difference; the practical test is the same for both.

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