Paraglider



[par-uh-glahy-der] /ˈpær əˌglaɪ dər/

noun
1.
Also called parawing. a steerable 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.
2.
a person who engages in paragliding.

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