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A parachute that is designed with openings or extensions to allow airflow and is towed behind an automobile or motorboat to lift a rider attached by a harness into the air.
intr.v. par·a·sailed, par·a·sail·ing, par·a·sails
To be pulled into the air while harnessed to such a parachute.

par′a·sail′er n.
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(Swimming, Water Sports & Surfing) a sport in which a water-skier wearing a parachute is towed by a speedboat, becomes airborne, and sails along in the air
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(ˈpær əˌseɪ lɪŋ)

the sport of soaring while harnessed to a parasail.
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Noun1.parasailing - gliding in a parasailparasailing - gliding in a parasail    
gliding, sailplaning, soaring, glide, sailing - the activity of flying a glider
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