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1. A device resembling a kite from which a harnessed rider hangs while gliding from a height.
2. The rider of such a device.
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a kitelike glider consisting of a V-shaped wing underneath which the pilot is strapped.
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|Noun||1.||hang glider - a rider of a hang glider |
rider - a traveler who actively rides an animal (as a horse or camel)
|2.||hang glider - a glider resembling a large kite; the rider hangs from it while descending from a height|
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