[adjective uhl-truh-lahyt, uhl-truh-lahyt; noun uhl-truh-lahyt]
- extremely lightweight in comparison with others of its kind: a car with an ultralight engine.
- something that is ultralight.
- a small, light, inexpensive single-seat airplane that is essentially a motorized hang glider.
Origin of ultralight
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Examples from the Web for ultralight
They fly in front of the birds in ultralight planes from Wisconsin to Florida wearing these suits.Mississippi Hippos, Teddy Bears, and Other Strange Beasts
July 25, 2014
Communication, even at ultralight velocities, would be necessarily slow.A World by the Tale
Gordon Randall Garrett
Word Origin and History for ultralight
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