skydiver
noun see skydiving

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • skydiver — [[t]ska͟ɪdaɪvə(r)[/t]] skydivers also sky diver N COUNT A skydiver is someone who goes skydiving …   English dictionary

  • skydiver — skydiving ► NOUN ▪ the sport of jumping from an aircraft and performing acrobatic manoeuvres in the air before landing by parachute. DERIVATIVES skydiver noun …   English terms dictionary

  • skydiver — See skydive. * * * …   Universalium

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  • skydiver — n. one who skydives, one who parachutes for sport …   English contemporary dictionary

  • skydiver — noun a person who jumps from a plane and performs various gymnastic maneuvers before pulling the parachute cord • Derivationally related forms: ↑sky dive, ↑skydive • Hypernyms: ↑parachutist, ↑parachuter, ↑parachute jumper …   Useful english dictionary

  • Skydiver (ride) — The Skydiver is a carnival ride produced from 1965 to 1979 by Chance Rides Manufacturing, Inc., an American manufacturer of amusement rides based in Wichita, Kansas. Skydiver cars are mounted on a circular frame (like a Ferris wheel), and spin on …   Wikipedia

  • Skydiver (disambiguation) — A skydiver is a person who engages in the sport of skydiving, i.e. parachuting.* SkyDiver a futuristic submarine featured in the TV series UFO * Sky Diver a 1978 video game for the Atari 2600 * Skydiver (ride) a carnival ride produced by Chance… …   Wikipedia

  • Roger Nelson (skydiver) — Roger Nelson (1955 2003) skydiving legend and founder of Skydive Chicago, the nation s largest skydiving training center. [http://www.skydivechicago.com/Default.aspx] , Roger and his older brother, Carl Nelson, grew up in the small town of Lisle …   Wikipedia

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