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Origin of glider
Examples from the Web for glider
Occasionally someone climbed over it or crashed through it or dug under it, or made himself a glider and flew through it.The Stacks: How The Berlin Wall Inspired John le Carré’s First Masterpiece|John le Carré|November 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Lilienthal, “the Glider King,” was the first person to make repeated, successful flights on a glider.
The Daily Beast rounds up seven more, from the Glider King to the flying taxi inventor.
It is also the principle which governs the airplane or glider, whose planes are kept at a definite angle to the air current.The Romance of Aircraft|Lawrence Yard Smith
This was like hunting birds on the wing: too abrupt a movement of the glider, and the game was lost.Astounding Stories, May, 1931|Various
This glider can fairly easily be made into an aeroplane and worked with a propeller.Toy-Making in School and Home|Ruby Kathleen Polkinghorne and Mabel Irene Rutherford Polkinghorne
As early as 1909, when he was a naval lieutenant, he had experimented with a glider on Portsdown Hill, near Portsmouth.The War in the Air; Vol. 1|Walter Raleigh.
Now start and run forward at a moderately rapid gait, one man at each end of the glider assisting you.Flying Machines|W.J. Jackman and Thos. H. Russell
mid-15c., "person or thing that glides," agent noun from glide. Meaning "motorless airplane" is c.1897.