(Sport: Hang gliding)


Formed when the lower parts of the atmosphere are warmer than the upper parts. This is normally caused by the sun warming the ground. It results in a rising bubble of warm air in that the glider can circle to gain height.

Videos containing the term 'Thermal'




Nearby Terms

Browse by Letter: # A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z