sky diving

sky diving
sky diving
n.
the sport of jumping from an airplane and executing free-fall maneuvers before opening the parachute, often at the last possible moment
sky-dive [skī′dīv΄]
vi.
sky-dived, sky-diving
sky diver
n.

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