Sky divers'

skydiving

[skahy-dahy-ving]
noun
the sport of jumping from an airplane at a moderate or high altitude and free-falling and using one's body to control direction or movements before opening one's parachute.
Also, sky diving.


Origin:
1955–60; sky + dive + -ing1

sky diver, noun
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skydiving (ˈskaɪˌdaɪvɪŋ)
 
n
the sport of parachute jumping, in which participants perform manoeuvres before opening the parachute and attempt to land accurately

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