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 for hydrofoil
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  hydrofoil
      n 1: a device consisting of a flat or curved piece (as a metal
           plate) so that its surface reacts to the water it is
           passing through; "the fins of a fish act as hydrofoils"
           [syn: hydrofoil, foil]
      2: a speedboat that is equipped with winglike structures that
         lift it so that it skims the water at high speeds; "the
         museum houses a replica of the jet hydroplane that broke the
         record" [syn: hydrofoil, hydroplane]

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