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.

Translations
varjoliidinvarjoliitäjä

paraglider

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

paraglider

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

paraglider

n
(= person)Paraglider(in) m(f)
(= object)Paraglider m
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POLICE were called to Switch Island after reports that a paraglider had crashed.
Area police boss Mwenda Meme said the two foreigners were using the same paraglider at the time of the incident.
A PARAGLIDER who crashed into a tree fell to his death after unclipping his harness in an attempt to climb down, an inquest heard.
The rescued paraglider, identified as Barry Roberts, had got stuck on a rock at a height of about 15,000 feet from the ground level in Baijnath area of Kangra district while paragliding.
A ROOKIE paraglider had a miraculous escape after smashing into cliffs near Saltburn.
In accordance with our theme of Sky and Earth, we planned sustainable means of travel: by horse on rugged trails and roads, and by paraglider through mountain skies.
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COASTGUARDS have released footage showing the moment a stricken paraglider was plucked from a cliff face.
A PARAGLIDER was rescued from Pen y Fan after crashing on Friday morning.
Last week, Israeli police said six Arab Israelis were arrested on suspicion of planning to travel to Syria to join IS in a case sparked by a man's paraglider journey.
In a major security breach, an Israeli Arab, 23, was able to fly by paraglider across into Syria from the southwestern village of Mevo Hama Saturday, Oct.
Israel said on Sunday that one of its citizens, probably a member of the country's Muslim Arab minority, had illegally flown to rebellion-wracked Syria by using a paraglider to cross the Golan Heights frontier.