from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • intransitive v. To fly by means of a hang glider.

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  • v. To fly a hang glider.


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  • Fewer temptations come our way for reasons similar to our not being asked along to climb a mountain or hang-glide or run a marathon or drive all night to be on the beach at dawn to catch the waves.

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  • Dick and Tim are up on a skyscraper, preparing to hang-glide across the harbor.

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  • There's always something: flying RC planes, camping, learning to hang-glide, bicycle touring, reading kids 'books you never got around to as a kid.

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  • I'm sure it's not stretching the ingenuity of breeders too far to envisage, within the decade, the emergence of some form of black-and-yellow-dyed miniature scottie-chihuahua cross that can be taught to hang-glide.

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  • It's easier to do anything - hang-glide, ice climb, have a child alone - if you've seen someone else do it first, and seen them thrive (or merely survive, when necessary).

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  • With our gear in the right kind of robot, you could go for a stroll on Mars or hang-glide on the ammonia clouds of Jupiter.

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  • Every spring, as they have for more than a decade, Gates spends a long weekend with Winblad at her beach cottage on the Outer Banks of North Carolina, where they ride dune buggies, hang-glide, and walk on the beach.

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  • And you'd better come up with a way of dealing with people who get your back up by saying that she's not very bright is she because at that stage (toddling) their friend's neighbour's baby was able to (talk, feed themselves, hang-glide, solve the Times crossword - pick one).

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  • - The narrator about to hang-glide off a mountain top

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  • Endless Summer, Firth follows an American and a Canadian as they ski, hang-glide, walk, climb and delve beneath glaciers, over nine months in the Aoraki-Mt Cook area.

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