[ bley-ryaw; English blair-ee-oh ]
/ bleɪˈryɔ; English ˈblɛər iˌoʊ /
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Louis [lwee], /lwi/, 1872–1936, French aviator, pioneer aeronautical engineer, and inventor.
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Words nearby Blériot
blephar-, blepharism, blepharitis, blepharoplasty, blepharospasm, Blériot, blert, blesbok, blesbuck, bless, blessed
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How to use Blériot in a sentence
And all were there with one object—to decide as to the reason of the sudden collapse of the naval Bleriot.The White Lie|William Le Queux
And yet there are still quite a number of people who persist in stating that Bleriot was the first man to fly across the Channel!
Bleriot, following, succeeded in covering one side of the triangular course, but then came down through grit in the carburettor.
Bleriot made a good second with 15 minutes 56.2 seconds as his time, and Latham and Lefebvre were third and fourth.
Bleriot, turning out in the morning, made a landing in some such fashion as flooded the carburettor and caused it to catch fire.
British Dictionary definitions for Blériot
/ (French blerjo) /
Louis (lwi). 1872–1936, French aviator and aeronautical engineer: made the first flight across the English Channel (1909)
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