paragliding


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par·a·glid·ing

 (păr′ə-glī′dĭng)
n.
The sport or activity of flying by means of a paraglider.

[para(foil) + gliding, gerund of glide.]

paragliding

(ˈpærəˌɡlaɪdɪŋ)
n
1. (Extreme Sports) the sport of cross-country gliding using a specially designed parachute shaped like flexible wings.
ˈparaˌglider n
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.paragliding - gliding in a parasailparagliding - gliding in a parasail    
gliding, sailplaning, soaring, glide, sailing - the activity of flying a glider
Translations
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