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[par-uh-glahy-ding] /ˈpær əˌglaɪ dɪŋ/

a sport resembling hang gliding, in which a person jumps from an aircraft or high place wearing a wide, rectangular, steerable parachute.
[par-uh-glahyd] /ˈpær əˌglaɪd/
verb (used without object), paraglided, paragliding.
to engage in paragliding.
the sport of cross-country gliding using a specially designed parachute shaped like flexible wings.

to pilot a large parafoil aircraft from the harness, to pilot a paraglider
Word Origin

para- ‘dropped by parachute’ + glide


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