noun see sailplane

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • sailplaner — See sailplane. * * * …   Universalium

  • sailplane — sailplaner, n. /sayl playn /, n., v., sailplaned, sailplaning. n. 1. a very light glider that can be lifted by an upward current of air. v.i. 2. to soar in a sailplane. [1920 25; SAIL + PLANE1] * * * …   Universalium

  • sailplane — noun Date: 1922 a glider of such design that it is able to rise in an upward air current • sailplane intransitive verb • sailplaner noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • sail|plan|er — «SAYL PLAY nuhr», noun. a person who flies in a sailplane: »To the sailplaner, the good things in life are a cramped cockpit, a buoyant wing, the song of the wind, and unending miles of sky (Time) …   Useful english dictionary

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