Definition of microlight in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈmʌɪkrə(ʊ)lʌɪt/


chiefly British
A very small, light, one- or two-seater aircraft: [as modifier]: a microlight manufacturer
More example sentences
  • He had illustrations of hot-air balloons, gliders, microlights, helicopters, of the aircraft that many of us remember from the Second World War and of the modern craft developed since those days.
  • A team from Newcastle University is using satellites, a microlight aircraft and advanced computer technology to assess the speed of erosion at Filey Bay where the coastline is estimated to be disappearing at a rate of nearly a foot a year.
  • The Red Arrows aerobatic team had to take emergency action to avoid a tragedy when a microlight aircraft strayed into its airspace at Elvington Airshow, the RAF revealed today.

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