paraglider
noun Date: 1944 1. a modified parachute used for paragliding 2. a person who paraglides

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • paraglider — noun a) One who paraglides. b) The complete equipment used for paragliding, consisting of a paraglider wing and a harness. Syn: paraglider pilot, pilot …   Wiktionary

  • paraglider — [[t]pæ̱rəglaɪdə(r)[/t]] paragliders 1) N COUNT A paraglider is a special type of parachute that you use for paragliding. 2) N COUNT A paraglider is a person who paraglides …   English dictionary

  • paraglider — noun a wide canopy resembling a parachute that is attached to a person s body by a harness in order to allow them to glide through the air after jumping from or being hauled to a height. ↘a person flying a paraglider. Derivatives paraglide verb… …   English new terms dictionary

  • paraglider — parasparnis statusas T sritis Kūno kultūra ir sportas apibrėžtis Parašiutą primenanti skraidyklė. Parasparnio su pakabinimo sistema skraiduolinė sveria 10–20 kg. Skrendant parasparniu pasiekiamas 20–70 km/val. greitis. Skraidyti parasparniu… …   Sporto terminų žodynas

  • paraglider — paragliding ► NOUN ▪ a sport in which a person glides through the air by means of a wide parachute after jumping from or being hauled to a height. DERIVATIVES paraglide verb paraglider noun …   English terms dictionary

  • Paraglider — Ein Gleitschirm im Flug Gleitschirm am Boden, vor dem Start Gleitschirme sind spezielle, zum Gleitsegeln, Gleitschirmfliegen bzw. Paragleiten …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • paraglider — /par euh gluy deuhr/, n. a steerable glider with inflatable wings proposed for use as an emergency vehicle for travel between a space station and the earth or for the recovery of rocket boosters. Also called parawing. [1940 45; PARA 3 + GLIDER] * …   Universalium

  • Paraglider — Pa|ra|gli|der 〈[ glaıdə(r)] m. 3〉 = Glider (2) * * * Pa|ra|gli|der […gla̮i…], der; s, : 1. Gleitschirm. 2. jmd. der Paragliding betreibt …   Universal-Lexikon

  • paraglider — par·a·glid·er || pærə‚glaɪdÉ™(r) n. type of small windborne aircraft having a harness from which a rider hangs …   English contemporary dictionary

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