[par-uh-seyl] /ˈpær əˌseɪl/
a special parachute, kept open with wing-tip holders to help provide lift, used in parasailing.
verb (used without object)
to engage in parasailing.
1963, from first element of parachute + sail. As a verb from 1970. Related: Parasailing.
[par-uh-sang] /ˈpær ə sæŋ/ noun 1. an ancient Persian unit of distance, equal to about 3.5 miles (5.6 km). /ˈpærəˌsæŋ/ noun 1. a Persian unit of distance equal to about 5.5 km or 3.4 miles
/ˈpærəˌsɛndɪŋ/ noun 1. a sport in which a participant wears a parachute and becomes airborne by being towed by a vehicle into the wind and then descends by parachute
[par-uh-see-nee-uh m] /ˌpær əˈsi ni əm/ noun, plural parascenia [par-uh-see-nee-uh] /ˌpær əˈsi ni ə/ (Show IPA) 1. either of two wings flanking and extending forward from the skene of an ancient Greek theater.
/ˈpærəˌsaɪəns/ noun 1. the study of subjects that are outside the scope of traditional science because they cannot be explained by accepted scientific theory or tested by conventional scientific methods