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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Aircraft supported only by the dynamic action of air against its surfaces v. - Fly a plane without an engine.

Usage examples (35)
  • FAA spokesman Mike Fergus says the glider, described as a sailplane, apparently disconnected after the Saturday afternoon collision and landed safely a short time later.
  • She'd never flown a sailplane more than a mile up.
  • He looked at the two-place sailplane which sat on the tarmac.
  • The Hungarian approached and looked at the sailplane in interest. for more
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