Recent Examples of glider from the Web
Davies and Dalhousie University oceanographer Christopher Taggart are testing a relatively low-cost approach: underwater gliders equipped with sound sensors and gear able to transmit alerts to ships via satellites and shore stations.
Kapoor and his team test out their gliders in the Nevada desert, 130 miles south of Reno.
The ancient gliders died out well before the dawn of modern mammals.
Today, placental mammals like flying squirrels and marsupials like sugar gliders travel through the air from tree to tree.
To overcome potentially treacherous stairs, states may provide wheelchair ramps and some — including California and Ohio — will install a stair glider or chairlift.
Sky Sailing San Diego takes customers into the heavens aboard sailplanes (aka gliders) high above Warner Springs, near Anza Borrego Desert State Park.
Other versions of the toy shot water, and one even shot a little web-glider.
Gliders have no engine and can be stalled and unstalled.
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Definition of glider for English Language Learners
: an aircraft that is similar to an airplane but without an engine
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