skydiver


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sky·dive

 (skī′dīv′)
intr.v. sky·dived, sky·div·ing, sky·dives
To jump and fall freely from an airplane, often performing various maneuvers, before deploying a parachute.

sky′div′er n.
sky′div′ing n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.skydiver - a person who jumps from a plane and performs various gymnastic maneuvers before pulling the parachute cordskydiver - a person who jumps from a plane and performs various gymnastic maneuvers before pulling the parachute cord
parachute jumper, parachuter, parachutist - a person who jumps from aircraft using a parachute
Translations

skydiver

[ˈskaɪdaɪvəʳ] Nparacaidista mf de caída libre, paracaidista mf acrobático/a

skydiver

sky diver [ˈskaɪdaɪvər] nparachutiste mf

skydiver

[ˈskaɪdaɪvəʳ] nparacadutista m/f acrobatico/a
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A SKYDIVER'S camera captured the horrifying moment a pilot and a young boy died in a plane crash, a report revealed yesterday.
The impressive line-up for the event includes coaches Rob Jones and Matt Munting, David junior Ludvik in addition to Laurie Laubbe, French freestyle skydiver; Abdulbari Qubaisi, Yemen's first World Canopy Champion; Nadia Adam Ali, Yemen's first female skydiver, and her children seven-year-old Amaan and nine-year-old Zahra; and the Inflight Crew: Hinda; Dave; Arthur; Muzammil; Richard; and Tron.
A skydiver was killed after her parachute failed to deploy during a jump at the Lodi Parachute Center, California, on Sunday.
Summary: New Delhi [India], Sep 18 (ANI): An Indian skydiver jumped off from a height of 13,000 feet carrying a placard to wish Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his 68th birthday on September 17.
Mr Kariuki took part in the adrenaline-charged sport as part of efforts by the agency to promote Diani, which despite boasting an award-winning beach is yet to recover from a tourism slump.Being a first-time skydiver, the KTB boss was supported by an instructor.
AN experienced British skydiver has died while taking part in a jump in Thailand.
"I suppose I could pretend to be a pirate or a skydiver or something," he said.
He's also a skydiver. He hopes to use his students' creation, called a wingsuit, to make a record-breaking jump.
The 83-year-old from Cardiff, founder of the pioneering charity Touch Trust, and who is the world's oldest skydiver, is the subject of tomorrow evening's episode of Secrets of Growing Old on ITV.
"It's a much safer for a skydiver or someone beginning to sky dive to use a wind tunnel to build their skills and build confidence.
It means that the first-time skydiver doesn't have to do anything but just enjoy the view, she said.
Skydiver tells the inspiring story of a family of peregrine falcons, and of the efforts by scientists and volunteers who came together to save the fastest bird in the world.