from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A special parachute with winglike extensions that lifts a rider in its harness up and through the air when towed by an automobile or motorboat.
- intransitive v. To be pulled into the air while harnessed to such a parachute.
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- n. A wing-shaped parachute that lifts a rider in a harness when towed by a motorboat etc
- v. To take part in the recreational activity of parasailing.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. parachute that will lift a person up into the air when it is towed by a motorboat or a car
HAHO: High Altitude High Opening, which is a more recent technique, in which the conventional parachute becomes more of a steerable glider, sometimes called a "parasail".
Above my head, the parasail canopy displays the Bahamian flag: gold, black, aquamarine.
She leans forward, the parasail shirt flapping open to reveal the upper slope of her Alpine breasts.
A parasailing donkey video is making news, as an animal cruelty investigation has been initiated for the use of a donkey on a parasail in an advertising campaign.
Inside, the paper promised: "She will NEVER have to parasail again."
If you don't think runway landings are feasible, use a parasail, but definitely -- do a lifting entry with land landing.
Police in southern Russia have launched an animal cruelty investigation after a tour operator forced a donkey to parasail over the sea.
Amateur video footage shows men attaching a parasail harness to the mule before launching it from a beach near the village of Golubitskaya.
The next day, he talked me into taking our three-year-old up with us on a parasail.
The sound was littered with Hobie Cats and Sunfish and windsurfers, and in the distance, a parasail soared above the water.