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glider

noun [C] uk   /ˈɡlaɪ.dər/  us   /-dɚ/
an aircraft without an engine and with long fixed wings, which flies by gliding
Translations of “glider”
in Korean 글라이더…
in Arabic طائرة شِراعِيّة…
in Portuguese planador…
in Catalan planador…
in Japanese グライダー, 滑空機(エンジンを持たない飛行機)…
in Italian aliante…
in Chinese (Traditional) 滑翔機…
in Russian планер…
in Turkish planör…
in Chinese (Simplified) 滑翔机…
in Polish szybowiec…
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