hang gliding

noun

Definition of hang gliding

:the act or action of flying in a hang glider
  • I've always wanted to try hang gliding.

Word by Word Definitions

hang play
  1. : to fasten to some elevated point without support from below : suspend

  2. : to suspend by the neck until dead

  3. : to fasten so as to allow free motion within given limits upon a point of suspension

  1. : the manner in which a thing is poised when suspended from above without support from below : the way in which a thing hangs (see 1hang)

  2. : declivity, slope

  3. : facility with or an understanding of something

glide play gliding
  1. : to move smoothly, continuously, and effortlessly

  2. : to go or pass imperceptibly

  3. : to descend gradually in controlled flight

  1. : a calm stretch of shallow water flowing smoothly

  2. : the act or action of gliding

  3. : portamento


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