paraglider


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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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Translations
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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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CHITRAL -- :A paraglider hailing from Lahore died after his glider fell into Dolomos area due to gusty winds here the other day.
CHITRAL -- A paraglider from Lahore died after falling to ground while flying over Chitral Town here the other day.
Sani Zahara, 14, and a 9th class student from Nagral village of Gilgit town, became the region's youngest female paraglider when she recently jumped from a mountain of Sultanabad, near Gilgit town and successfully landed after flying over Gilgit town.
A paraglider fell 200 feet when his parachute collapsed near Golden in Jefferson County, Colorado, on Wednesday, but managed to survive.
An experienced paraglider had a narrow escape when he was caught in a dust devil while preparing for a flight in Manilla, near Tamworth, New South Wales.
Emergency The paraglider crash-landed on Dumyat Hill
Summary: Mandi (Himachal Pradesh) [India] October 25 (ANI): Sanjay Kumar Ramdas, a 51-year-old paraglider of Indian descent who is residing in Australia, was found dead in Mandi district of Himachal Pradesh on the intervening night of Wednesday and Thursday.
Bakhuizen used an electronic gimbal with the Sony Action Camera attached behind his paraglider. This allowed him to capture perfectly stable footage for social media promotion.
THE nail-biting moment a paraglider is left hanging by a thread after his canopy collapses will be shown on television this morning.
A PARAGLIDER plummeted to his death after crashing into an 11,000 volt cable and suffering horrific burns.