Definition of Bleriot

1. Noun. French aviator who in 1909 made the first flight across the English Channel (1872-1936).

Exact synonyms: Louis Bleriot
Generic synonyms: Aeronaut, Airman, Aviator, Flier, Flyer



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bleriot

Blavatskyan
Blaí Briugu
Blechnaceae
Blechnum
Blechnum spicant
Blender
Blenheim
Blenheim spaniel
Blenniidae
Blennioidea
Blennius
Blennius pholis
Blephilia
Blephilia celiata
Blephilia hirsuta
Bleriot
Blessed
Blessed Trinity
Blessed Virgin
Bletia striata
Bletilla
Bletilla striata
Bleulerian
Blida
Bligh
Blighia
Blighia sapida
Blighty
Blimp
Blimps

Literary usage of Bleriot

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1. Vehicles of the Air: A Popular Exposition of Modern Aeronautics with Working by Victor Lougheed (1910)
"The bleriot III was a double biplane of box kite form, ... bleriot IV was bleriot III modified by removal of the semicircular ends from the front cell, ..."

2. Practical Aeronautics: An Understandable Presentation of Interesting and by Charles Brian Hayward (1912)
"bleriot Racer. That increased speed is largely a matter of refinement of detail based upon experience is evident from the 1911 bleriot racer, ..."

3. Social Forces in England and America by Herbert George Wells (1914)
"Then in elfin tones the real message comes through: "bleriot has crossed ... M. bleriot has done very well, and Mr. Latham, his rival, had jolly bad luck. ..."

4. Building and Flying an Aeroplane by Charles Brian Hayward (1912)
"The bleriot may be regarded as the most typical example in this field, ... In fact, the bleriot monoplane is the product of a factory which would compare ..."

5. The Conquest of the Air: Aeronautics, Aviation; History, Theory, Practice by Alphonse Berget (1909)
"... by Santos-Dumont at Bagatelle on November 12, 1906; by a flight of 220 metres Dela- grange and L. bleriot some time after won the prize for 200 metres. ..."

6. Practical Aviation: An Understandable Presentation of Interesting and by Charles Brian Hayward (1919)
"The bleriot may be regarded as the most typical example in this field, ... In fact, the bleriot monoplane is the product of a factory which would compare ..."

7. Flying Machines: Construction and Operation; a Practical Book which Shows by William James Jackman, Thomas Herbert Russell, Octave Chanute (1912)
"... but part of his winning flights were made in a bleriot monoplane, and part in a Farman machine. Aside from Grahame-White the winnings were divided as ..."

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