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English definition of “glider”

glider

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈɡlaɪdər/
an aircraft that has no engine and flies on air currentsFixed-wing aircraft and helicopters
gliding noun [U] the activity of flying in a glider → See also hang glider, hang glidingFixed-wing aircraft and helicoptersAir sports
(Definition of glider from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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