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hang-glidernoun [C]

uk   /ˈhæŋˌɡlaɪ.dər/ us   /ˈhæŋˌɡlaɪ.dɚ/
a very small aircraft without an engine, consisting of a frame covered in cloth, from which the pilot hangs
hang-gliding
noun [U] uk   /ˈhæŋˌɡlaɪ.dɪŋ/ us   /ˈhæŋˌɡlaɪ.dɪŋ/
the activity of using a hang-glider: She's taken up hang-gliding.
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hang glidernoun [C]

us   /ˈhæŋ ˌɡlɑɪdər/
an aircraft consisting of a light frame over which cloth or similar material is stretched, so that a person can jump off from a high place and ride the air currents
(Definition of hang glider from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “hang-glider”
in Arabic طائرة شِراعِيّة…
in Korean 행글라이더…
in Portuguese asa-delta…
in Catalan ala delta…
in Japanese ハンググライダー(の機体)…
in Turkish planör, uçurtma…
in Russian дельтаплан…
in Chinese (Simplified) 悬挂式滑翔机…
in Chinese (Traditional) 滑翔翼…
in Italian deltaplano…
in Polish lotnia…
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