skydiving

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noun sky·div·ing \-ˌdī-viŋ\

Definition of skydiving

  1. :  the sport of jumping from an airplane at a moderate altitude (as 6000 feet) and executing various body maneuvers before pulling the rip cord of a parachute

skydive

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skydiver

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1957

First Known Use of skydiving

1957


SKYDIVING Defined for English Language Learners

skydiving

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noun sky·div·ing \-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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