skydiving

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noun sky·div·ing \ˈskī-ˌdī-viŋ\

Definition of skydiving

  1. :  the sport of jumping from an airplane and typically executing a prolonged free fall before deploying a parachute

skydive

play \ˈskī-ˌdīv\ intransitive verb

skydive

\ˈskī-ˌdīv\ noun

skydiver

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1956

First Known Use of skydiving

1956


SKYDIVING Defined for English Language Learners

skydiving

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noun sky·div·ing \ˈskī-ˌdī-viŋ\

Definition of skydiving for English Language Learners

  • : the sport of jumping from an airplane and falling through the sky before opening a parachute


SKYDIVING Defined for Kids

skydiving

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noun sky·div·ing \ˈskī-ˌdī-viŋ\

Definition of skydiving for Students

  1. :  the sport of jumping from an airplane using a parachute


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