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"hang-glider" in British English

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hang-glidernoun [C]

uk   /ˈhæŋˌɡlaɪ.dər/  us   /-dɚ/
a very ​smallaircraft without an ​engine, consisting of a ​framecovered in ​cloth, from which the ​pilothangs
hang-gliding
noun [U] uk   us   /ˈhæŋˌɡlaɪ.dɪŋ/
the ​activity of using a hang-glider: She's taken up hang-gliding.
(Definition of hang-glider from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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hang glidernoun [C]

 us   /ˈhæŋ ˌɡlɑɪdər/
an ​aircraft consisting of a ​lightframe over which ​cloth or ​similarmaterial is ​stretched, so that a ​person can ​jump off from a high ​place and ​ride the ​aircurrents
(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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