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skydiving

[skahy-dahy-ving] /ˈskaɪˌdaɪ vɪŋ/
noun
1.
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
1955-1960
1955-60; sky + dive + -ing1
Related forms
sky diver, noun
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skydiving

/ˈskaɪˌdaɪvɪŋ/
noun
1.
the sport of parachute jumping, in which participants perform manoeuvres before opening the parachute and attempt to land accurately
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