hang-glider


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hang-glider

n
(Aeronautics) an unpowered aircraft consisting of a large cloth wing stretched over a light framework from which the pilot hangs in a harness, using a horizontal bar to control the flight
ˈhang-gliding n
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Translations

hang-glider

[ˈhæŋˌglaɪdəʳ] N
1. (= device) → ala f delta
2. (= person) → piloto mf de ala delta
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hang-glider

[ˈhæŋˌglaɪdəʳ] ndeltaplano (velivolo)
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