Help Wordnik hunt for a million missing words by backing our Kickstarter!


from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. An ultralight aircraft


micro- +‎ light (Wiktionary)


  • The notion of using a microlight is a bit .... odd, and some of the suggestions - including the use of an armament suite which has one weapon which is contrary to ROE and another which was proven to be entirely ineffectual in 1915 (and which could be illegal under international law these days) - are similarly peculiar.

    Army Rumour Service

  • Joe Duff, who leads Operation Migration, said the birds have to learn the microlight is their parent.

    Home | Mail Online

  • The birds fly in V formation just feet behind the microlight which is equipped with simulated calling sounds of a Crane and a GPS tracker system to keep it on course.

    Home | Mail Online

  • He sat on the balcony and watched a microlight with rainbow polymer wings as it soared up the curve of Freeside, its tri - angular shadow tracking across meadows and rooftops, until it vanished behind the band of the Lado-Acheson system.

    Wonder Woman and the Lasso of Truth

  • Case watched a drone microlight bank gracefully in an updraft at the green verge of an artificial mesa, lit for seconds by the soft glow of the invisible casino.

    Wonder Woman and the Lasso of Truth

  • They were a little over a quarter of the way across when the microlight struck, its electric engine silent until the carbon fiber prop chopped away the top of Pierre's skull.

    Wonder Woman and the Lasso of Truth

  • The bride and groom had hired a microlight plane to fly past and throw the bouquet to a line of women guests, Corriere della Sera reported.

    Airplane III

  • For the television series the BBC have employed plane, helicopter, microlight, parachutes, satellite technology and innovations in aerial photography to present the UK as seen from the air.

    Archive 2008-08-01

  • Sam, he said no helicopters, but see if we can get a microlight up there with a camera.

    The Bloomsday Dead

  • In the utter silence of the room, time seemed to stand still, and all attention was focused on the intricate pattern of ink revealed by the microlight only inches from her face.

    Crusader Gold


Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.