Definition of 'glider'

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He is also a qualified glider pilot. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The man with no hang glider or mini sub in his garage. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The pilot of the other glider landed safely. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Fancy taking home a sugar glider? Times, Sunday Times (2008)THREE people escaped injury when a light aircraft towing a glider lost power and caused both to crash land. The Sun (2013)Calling ore carriers tankers is like calling a hang glider a jumbo jet, on the basis that both are flying machines. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Some tunnels, perhaps, and a space in one of the towers for building a glider. The Sun (2011)It's recommended that you keep your sugar glider in a pouch around your neck, so it can get to know you. Times, Sunday Times (2008)

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Translations for 'glider'

British English: glider /ˈɡlaɪdə/ NOUN
A glider is an aircraft without an engine which flies by floating on the air.
  • American English: glider
  • Arabic: طَائِرَةٌ شِرَاعِيَّة
  • Brazilian Portuguese: planador
  • Chinese: 滑翔机
  • Croatian: jedrilica
  • Czech: vetroň
  • Danish: svævefly
  • Dutch: glijder
  • European Spanish: planeador
  • Finnish: purjelentokone
  • French: planeur
  • German: Segelflugzeug
  • Greek: ανεμοπλάνο
  • Italian: aliante
  • Japanese: グライダー
  • Korean: 글라이더
  • Norwegian: seilfly
  • Polish: szybowiec
  • European Portuguese: planador
  • Romanian: planor
  • Russian: планер
  • Spanish: planeador
  • Swedish: segelflygplan
  • Thai: เครื่องร่อน
  • Turkish: planör
  • Ukrainian: планер
  • Vietnamese: tàu lượn


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