hang glider

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Calque of German Hängegleiter, from hängen (hang) + gleiten (glide).

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hang glider (plural hang gliders)

  1. An unpowered aircraft resembling a large kite from which a rider is suspended in a harness.
  2. The rider of such a craft.

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