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paraglider:

see gliderglider,
type of aircraft resembling an airplane but having at most a small auxiliary propulsion plant and usually no means of propulsion at all. The typical modern glider has very slender wings and a streamlined body.
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paraglider

[′par·ə‚glīd·ər]
(aerospace engineering)
A triangular device on a rocket or spacecraft that consists of two flexible sections and resembles a kite; deployed to assist in guiding or landing a spacecraft or in recovering a launching rocket.
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