[lil-ee-uh n-thawl; for 2 also German lee-lee-uh n-tahl]
- David E(ly),1899–1981, U.S. public administrator.
- Ot·to [awt-oh] /ˈɔt oʊ/, 1848–96, German aeronautical engineer and inventor.
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Examples from the Web for lilienthal
Lilienthal, “the Glider King,” was the first person to make repeated, successful flights on a glider.The Segway Disaster and Other Deadly Inventions
The Daily Beast
September 27, 2010
You'd cover it with varnished cotton—that's what Lilienthal did, anyway.The Trail of the Hawk
The other pioneer, who has earned a place beside Lilienthal, is Percy Pilcher.The War in the Air; Vol. 1
That the Lilienthal tables might themselves be somewhat in error.The Early History of the Airplane
It was this problem of balancing that had cost Lilienthal his life.Historic Inventions
Rupert S. Holland
The difficulties Lilienthal had looked for he experienced in large measure.The Romance of Aircraft
Lawrence Yard Smith
- Otto (ˈɔto). 1848–96, German aeronautical engineer, a pioneer of glider design