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(aerospace engineering)
To fly without loss of altitude, using no motive power other than updrafts in the atmosphere.


1. State, Operator And Result. A general problem-solving production system architecture, intended as a model of human intelligence. Developed by A. Newell in the early 1980s. SOAR was originally implemented in Lisp and OPS5 and is currently implemented in Common Lisp. Version: Soar6.

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["The SOAR Papers", P.S. Rosenbloom et al eds, MIT Press 1993].
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Eagles are incredible soarers that move around the country on thermal air currents.
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