ultralight
I. adjective Date: 1974 extremely light in mass or weight <
an ultralight alloy
>
<
an ultralight pullover
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II. noun Date: 1974 a very light recreational aircraft typically for one person that is powered by a small gasoline engine

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • ultralight — (adj.) 1974, from ULTRA (Cf. ultra ) + LIGHT (Cf. light) (adj.). As a noun meaning ultralight aircraft it is recorded from 1982 …   Etymology dictionary

  • Ultralight — Unter Ultraleichtflugzeugen (UL) versteht man in Europa kleine, sehr leichte Flugzeuge für maximal zwei Personen. Was ein Ultraleichtflugzeug genau ist, wird von Land zu Land noch sehr unterschiedlich geregelt. International gibt es… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • ultralight — adj. /ul treuh luyt , ul treuh luyt /; n. /ul treuh luyt /, adj. 1. extremely lightweight in comparison with others of its kind: a car with an ultralight engine. n. 2. something that is ultralight. 3. a small, light, inexpensive single seat… …   Universalium

  • ultralight — /ˈʌltrəlaɪt/ (say ultruhluyt) adjective 1. extremely lightweight. 2. of or relating to an ultralight aircraft. –noun 3. an ultralight aircraft. {ultra + light2} …   Australian English dictionary

  • ultralight — noun Ultralight is used before these nouns: ↑aircraft …   Collocations dictionary

  • ultralight — ul•tra•light adj. [[t]ˌʌl trəˈlaɪt, ˈʌl trəˌlaɪt[/t]] n. [[t]ˈʌl trəˌlaɪt[/t]] adj. 1) cvb extremely lightweight in comparison with others of its kind 2) cvb something that is ultralight 3) aer. a light single seat airplane • Etymology: 1970–75 …   From formal English to slang

  • ultralight — I. ¦əltrəˌ adjective Etymology: ultra + light (IV) : extremely light in mass or weight an ultralight alloy II. ˈəltrəˌˌ noun : a very light recreational aircraft typically for one person that is powered by a small gasoline engine …   Useful english dictionary

  • ultralight — 1. adjective Extremely light; weighing very little, of utmost lightness. 2. noun an aircraft that weighs very little …   Wiktionary

  • ultralight — n. something that is lightweight; small one man aircraft adj. having very little weight, extremely lightweight …   English contemporary dictionary

  • ultralight — adjective extremely lightweight. noun chiefly N. Amer. another term for microlight …   English new terms dictionary

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