seaplane

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v seaplane glide on the water in a hydroplane
    • n seaplane an airplane that can land on or take off from water "the designer of marine aircraft demonstrated his newest hydroplane"
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Usage

In literature:

He recognized the men who had landed by seaplane a while since.
"The Invaders" by William Fitzgerald Jenkins
Perk shifted his gun so that its muzzle kept following the moving seaplane in its advance.
"Eagles of the Sky" by Ambrose Newcomb
He switched on his radio and asked for seaplane landing instructions.
"The Wailing Octopus" by Harold Leland Goodwin
Zeppelin and seaplane have their turns of activity in the North Sea and the Straits.
"Merchantmen-at-Arms" by David W. Bone
There were seaplanes in the picture somewhere.
"A Yankee Flier with the R.A.F." by Rutherford G. Montgomery
It will be remembered that British seaplanes bombed Cuxhaven on Christmas Day, 1914.
"The Harwich Naval Forces" by E. F. Knight
Moored nearby was a seaplane and in a clump of trees a hundred yards from the beach were two cabins.
"Jane Stewardess of the Air Lines" by Ruthe S. Wheeler
A droning, humming noise made the Captain look up, and he pivoted slowly round, following with his eyes a big seaplane a thousand feet above him.
"H.M.S. ----" by Klaxon
The armed forces of Germany must not include air forces for more than 100 unarmed seaplanes.
"The Story of the Great War, Volume VIII (of VIII)" by various
Seaplanes whose backgrounds generally consist of water would be painted of the color and brightness of water with perhaps a slight mottling.
"Visual Illusions" by Matthew Luckiesh
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In news:

Seaplane base closer to reality in EL.
Flekkefjord Lake is one step away from becoming a licensed public seaplane base after Governer Dayton signed the Transportation Omnibus bill last week.
38th Annual Greenville International Seaplane Fly-In.
Shoreline Aviation has seaplanes at the ready to take you from the marina and seaplane base on 23rd Street in NYC right to East Hampton Airport.
There are five seaplanes going to and from the Hamptons all summer.
The airline, which stopped flying its fleet of seaplanes after the crash, operated between Florida and nearby islands.
How many seaplanes could be made available in the event of catastrophe.
It would be nice if you could find a picture of the PBY seaplane that was built on Franklin Avenue and the Lakefront and give it, along with its history, to the World War II Museum.
Seaplanes keep their gas in their wings.
The park is one of the most remote in the USA, accessible only by boat or seaplane.
38th Annual Greenville International Seaplane Fly-In.
Aerocet's jumbo 5850-series floats on a DeHavilland DHC-2 Beaver seaplane.
Tucson News NowKey West Seaplanes Official Website- Bimini, Bahamas new booking options and photos.
The Model 18 can also fly as a seaplane.
Carl Forgey towed Fred Paulsen's old airplane hangar from the state seaplane dock to the beach near the old fur farm along Wrangell Narrows on Tuesday afternoon.
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