• Hydrofoil

    Pronunciation

    • Aus IPA: /ˈhɑeˌdrəʉ.foɪl/
    • US IPA: /ˈhaɪˌdroʊ.foɪl/

    Origin

    - + foil

    Full definition of hydrofoil

    Noun

    hydrofoil

    (plural hydrofoils)
    1. (nautical) A wing attached to the hull of a ship that raises it out of the water when travelling at speed and thus reduces drag.
    2. (nautical) A vessel equipped with such a device.
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