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hang′ glid`ing


n.
the sport of launching oneself from a cliff or a steep incline and soaring through the air by means of a hang glider.
[1970–75]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hang gliding - gliding in a hang gliderhang gliding - gliding in a hang glider    
gliding, sailplaning, soaring, glide, sailing - the activity of flying a glider
Translations
závěsné létání
drageflyvning
riippuliito
zmajarenje
ハンググライディング
행글라이딩
glidflygning
เครื่องร่อน
môn dù lượn

hang gliding

رِيَاضَةُ الطَّائِرَةُ الشِّراعِيَّةُ الصُغرَى závěsné létání drageflyvning Drachenfliegen αιωρόπτερο vuelo con ala delta riippuliito deltaplane zmajarenje deltaplano ハンググライディング 행글라이딩 deltavliegen hanggliding lotniarstwo asa-delta дельтапланеризм glidflygning เครื่องร่อน yelken kanat sporu môn dù lượn 滑翔机
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