Definition of soarer in English:



  • See soar

    • ‘Frigatebirds are noted soarers, spending much of the day riding the winds and roosting at night on trees or cliffs.’
    • ‘With large, broad wings, they are excellent aerial soarers and gliders.’
    • ‘Since it involves very little wing flapping, soaring is energetically efficient - all a soarer needs to do is stay alert, and it can stay aloft almost indefinitely.’
    • ‘But one suspects that the really big pterosaurs were dynamic soarers and spent an awful lot of time on the wing.’
    • ‘Only particularly large animals can be efficient soarers; we'll discuss why later.’