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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 gliding Fixed-wing aircraft and helicoptersAir sports
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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