or sky div·ing
- 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.
Origin of skydiving
- to engage in skydiving.
Origin of skydive
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Examples from the Web for skydiving
His off-track hobbies include moto-cross driving and skydiving.Formula 1 Champion Michael Schumacher In Coma After Ski Accident
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Harvey: Things like bungee-jumping or skydiving scare me, but not because of the height.The Year’s Grossest Film
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Here you see a ghost-white parachute, about 13 feet across, too small to be used for skydiving.Carsten Nicolai’s Skydiving Dance
September 24, 2011
"The sense of freedom that comes from skydiving is a big thrill," he said on the show.
"The sense of freedom that comes from skydiving is a big thrill," he said.
- the sport of parachute jumping, in which participants perform manoeuvres before opening the parachute and attempt to land accurately
- (intr) to take part in skydiving
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