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gliding

g lahy ding

  • n  the activity of flying a glider
  • v  move smoothly and effortlessly
  • v  fly in or as if in a glider plane
  • v  cause to move or pass silently, smoothly, or imperceptibly

  • Ron Jeremy back in the day I had used my real name: Ron Hyatt, from Queens, New York; likes to go hang gliding and sailing when he gets the chance, and working on his master's .
  • Over the next 22 years, he amassed 115 records in aviation, gliding, ballooning, sailing, boating, mountaineering, skiing, triathlon, even dogsledding.
  • Bikes are popular, and there are a few gas-electric hybrid cars gliding around.
News & Articles

  • 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.
    June 20, 2013 - CBS 2 Los Angeles
  • 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.
    June 19, 2013 - Boston Globe
  • 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 ...
    June 19, 2013 - WPXI Pittsburgh
Quotes

  • Richard Branson in International Herald Tribune
    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,...
  • Sankar Chatterjee in Forbes
    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."
  • Marco Buechel in Forbes
    The hill is not made for a downhill,Buechel said. "There's no high-speed gliding section."

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