a kitelike glider consisting of a V -shaped wing underneath which the pilot is strapped: kept aloft by updrafts and guided by the pilot’s shifting body weight.
an unpowered aircraft consisting of a large cloth wing stretched over a light framework from which the pilot hangs in a harness, using a horizontal bar to control the flight
a type of popular flying device, 1971; see hang (v.) + glide (v.). The activity of hang-gliding is from the same time.
noun 1. the sport of launching oneself from a cliff or a steep incline and soaring through the air by means of a hang glider.
/ˈhʌŋiː/ noun (NZ) 1. Also Māori oven, umu. an open-air cooking pit 2. the food cooked in it 3. the social gathering at the resultant meal
[hang-ing] /ˈhæŋ ɪŋ/ noun 1. the act, an instance, or the form of capital punishment carried out by suspending one by the neck from a gallows, gibbet, or the like, until dead. 2. Often, hangings. something that hangs or is hung on the walls of a room, as a drapery or tapestry. 3. a suspending […]
[hang-ing-flahy] /ˈhæŋ ɪŋˌflaɪ/ noun, plural hangingflies. 1. a small, long-legged scorpionfly of the family Bittacidae, resembling the but having four wings rather than two and from leaves or twigs by the front or middle legs while using the hind legs to seize prey, mostly small .