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par·a·glid·er

 (păr′ə-glī′dər)
n.
1. A recreational aircraft consisting of a large parafoil equipped with a harness from which a rider hangs while gliding from a height.
2. One who engages in paragliding.

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paraglider

[ˈpærəˌglaɪdəʳ] N
1. (= person) → parapentista mf
2. (= object) → parapente m
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paraglider

[ˈpærəglaɪdər] n
(= object) → parapente m
(= person) → parapentiste mf
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paraglider

n
(= person)Paraglider(in) m(f)
(= object)Paraglider m
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8, 93-year-old Chin Wu Jui-lin became the oldest person to have ever paraglided in Taitung, Taiwan.
The site's vulnerability was highlighted by a protester who paraglided over it on Friday, with a banner reading: "Trump well below par #Resist."
Hanover Street closed for the second time for works, and 83-year-old John Barratt paraglided off a 2,000-metre mountain in Turkey to raise money for Alzheimer's research, and in memory of his late friend George Warriner.
The last major incident involving the group occurred on October 25, when an Israeli Arab from Jaljuliya paraglided over the border in the Golan Heights to Syria, where ISIS fighters were waiting for him and picked him up.
Janine said: "I didn't think anyone had paraglided in their wedding clothes before, it was amazing, we loved it.
They aren't your typical Western consumerist types," he said, adding that the men had also paraglided across Central Europe and Morocco.
Yes, he will need a healthy helping of good fortune to revive the standing of a team that has paraglided down through the Fifa rankings in recent months.
2000: Australian author Brett De La Mare paraglided into the Palace forecourt.
After a tryst with the emerald sea -- we swam, jet- skied, paraglided, paddled and even wobbled on banana boats -- I gorged, though a trifle guiltily, on bonsai crabs and fried baby squids, while sipping on tequila sunrise.
Air turbulance can cause a collapse and this is why you generally go up very early in the morning or in the evening when it is cooler and there are fewer rising air thermals." He said Mr Simpson could have climbed up any part of the Mont Blanc Massif, probably at dawn, and paraglided off it instead of walking down.
He fronts the ITV2 series Adrenaline Junkie and has also taken part in the dangerous Pamplona bull run in Spain and paraglided off the sky-high Verdon Gorge in the south of France.