HyperDic: chute

English > 3 senses of the word chute:
NOUNartifactchute, parachuterescue equipment consisting of a device that fills with air and retards your fall
artifactchute, slide, slideway, sloping troughsloping channel through which things can descend
VERBmotionchute, parachute, jumpjump from an airplane and descend with a parachute
chute > pronunciation
Soundsshuw't
Rhymesabsolute ... uproot: 83 rhymes with uwt...
English > chute: 3 senses > noun 1, artifact
Meaningrescue equipment consisting of a device that fills with air and retards your fall.
Synonymparachute
PartscanopyThe umbrellalike part of a parachute that fills with air
harnessA support consisting of an arrangement of straps for holding something to the body (especially one supporting a person suspended from a parachute)
ripcordA cord that is pulled to open a parachute from its pack during a descent
shroudA line that suspends the harness from the canopy of a parachute
static lineA cord used instead of a ripcord to open a parachute
Narrowerdrogue, drogue chute, drogue parachuteA parachute used to decelerate an object that is moving rapidly
drogue parachuteA small parachute that pulls the main parachute from its storage pack
parasailparachute that will lift a person up into the air when it is towed by a motorboat or a car
Broaderrescue equipmentequipment used to rescue passengers in case of emergency
Spanishparacaídas
Catalanparacaiguda, paracaigudes
Verbschutejump from an airplane and descend with a parachute
English > chute: 3 senses > noun 2, artifact
Meaningsloping channel through which things can descend.
Synonymsslide, slideway, sloping trough
PartsskidOne of a pair of planks used to make a track for rolling or sliding objects
Narrowercoal chuteA chute for coal
moulin, glacier millA chute through which supraglacial water enters a glacier, boring either to the bedrock or to the depth of common crevasse formation
runwayA chute down which logs can slide
water chutechute with flowing water down which toboggans and inner tubes and people slide into a pool
Broadergutter, troughA channel along the eaves or on the roof
Spanishtobogán
English > chute: 3 senses > verb 1, motion
MeaningJump from an airplane and descend with a parachute.
PatternSomebody ----s
Synonymsparachute, jump
Entailsdescend, fall, go down, come downMove downward and lower, but not necessarily all the way
glidefly in or as if in a glider plane
Narrowersky dive, skydiveJump from an airplane and perform various maneuvers before opening one's parachute
Broaderdive, plunge, plunkDrop steeply
Nounschuterescue equipment consisting of a device that fills with air and retards your fall

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