Parasailing



[par-uh-sey-ling] /ˈpær əˌseɪ lɪŋ/

noun
1.
the sport of soaring while harnessed to a that is towed by a motorboat, car, or other fast-moving vehicle, from which one often releases oneself to float freely.
[par-uh-seyl] /ˈpær əˌseɪl/
noun
1.
a special parachute, kept open with wing-tip holders to help provide lift, used in parasailing.
verb (used without object)
2.
to engage in parasailing.
/ˈpærəˌseɪlɪŋ/
noun
1.
a sport in which a water-skier wearing a parachute is towed by a speedboat, becomes airborne, and sails along in the air
n.

1963, from first element of parachute + sail. As a verb from 1970. Related: Parasailing.

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