Hang-glider meaning

A device resembling a kite from which a harnessed rider hangs while gliding from a height.
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The rider of such a device.
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An unpowered aircraft resembling a large kite from which a rider is suspended in a harness.
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The rider of such a craft.
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Alternative form of hang glider.
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Origin of hang-glider

  • hang +"Ž glider, a calque of German Hängegleiter, from hängen (“hang") +"Ž gleiten (“glide").

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