gliding gliding  /ɡ ˈlaɪ dɪŋ/

Definition(s):

  • (n) the activity of flying a glider

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Over the next 22 years, he amassed 115 records in aviation, gliding, ballooning, sailing, boating, mountaineering, skiing, triathlon, even dogsledding.
  2. Bikes are popular, and there are a few gas-electric hybrid cars gliding around.
  3. As BlackBerry aficionados will probably agree, the impressive precision and frictionless gliding of a trackball makes clicking on links quicker and easier.

News

  1. Experience The Thrill Of Flight At Torrey Pines Gliderport

    Try something new this summer and go soaring high above the Pacific Coast. At Torrey Pines Gliderport you can go for a tandem hang gliding or paragliding adventure.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: CBS 2 Los Angeles

  2. Whales 1 (529)

    This is an entry level class for beginners. This class covers bobbing underwater, floating and gliding on front & back, and front & back crawl at a beginner level. These classes will be limited to 7 kids per 2 instructors and will last for 45 minutes. Prerequisites: Age of 6-12 yrs. Entry level skills. *By taking this class it does not mean that the child will be ready to go to the next level ...
    on June 19, 2013     Source: WPXI Pittsburgh

  3. Sunshine expected through early next week

    A high pressure system gliding eastward will bring a much-needed dry and sunny day to southern New England, the National Weather Service said. Fine weather is set to continue, as the region finally breaks out of a stormy weather pattern through early next week, in a promising start for summer, which officially begins Friday.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Boston Globe

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Quotes

  1. "He's the No. 1 gliding pilot in the world, as well as the No. 1 aviator in the world. If anybody could have glided down, it would have been him," Sir Richard Branson, the British billionaire who has helped finance many of Fossett's adventures,...
    on Sep 4, 2007 By: Richard Branson Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. "Gliding would not be a problem, it would be the takeoff, that is the main limiting factor," Chatterjee said in a telephone interview. "In the mountains, takeoff was not a problem, but sooner or later it would come to the plain."
    on Jul 2, 2007 By: Sankar Chatterjee Source: Forbes

  3. "The hill is not made for a downhill," Buechel said. "There's no high-speed gliding section."
    on Mar 13, 2007 By: Marco Buechel Source: Forbes

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