English version

gliding

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Other sports, Air
glidingglid‧ing /ˈɡlaɪdɪŋ/ noun [uncountable] 🔊 🔊 DSOTTAthe sport of flying in a glider hang-gliding
Examples from the Corpus
glidingBirds, bats and gliding mammals simply take to the air.Crippled in a hang gliding accident, Gary has fought his disability and the sceptics to earn his wings.This used to be a wonderful scree running down to Mosedale, which was like gliding down an escalator.Many gliding clubs use multi-drum winches so that several cables are pulled out at the same time.Characteristic hunting technique of gliding low over ground with wings slightly canted upwards.Trying to do the normal thing can be the cause of accidents with cable breaks and winch failures on smaller gliding sites.Whilst the truly adventurous will wish to pay a visit to the gliding club at nearby Dinnet.She bends over and kisses him gently there, her tongue gliding softly along.
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