Recent Examples of glider from the Web
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.
Depending what time of day Armento arrived, my grandmother was maybe sitting on the glider in the side yard.
Then the glider will head into the wind that has just passed over the peak of a mountain, like where a stream roils over a rock.
There were hang-gliders that flew into the stadium, and a hot air balloon that crashed into the stands.
The canoe features an image of Wilbur and Orville Wright's glider.
NASA’s Armstrong Flight Research Center is carrying out small scale tests of an air launch system that’ll use three parts: a tow plane, pulling a high altitude glider drone, holding a rocket, to get small satellites into orbit.
Gustavo Goni, director of the physical oceanography division at NOAA’s Atlantic Oceanographic and Meteorological Laboratory, said glider data has helped improve the models’ understanding of the ocean.
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First Known Use of glider
GLIDER Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of glider for English Language Learners
: an aircraft that is similar to an airplane but without an engine
GLIDER Defined for Kids
Definition of glider for Students
: an aircraft without an engine that glides on air currents
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