HyperDic: parachute

English > 2 senses of the word parachute:
NOUNartifactparachute, chuterescue equipment consisting of a device that fills with air and retards your fall
VERBmotionparachute, chute, jumpjump from an airplane and descend with a parachute
parachute > pronunciation
Soundspeh'rahshuw.t
Rhymesabsolute ... uproot: 83 rhymes with uwt...
English > parachute: 2 senses > noun 1, artifact
Meaningrescue equipment consisting of a device that fills with air and retards your fall.
Synonymchute
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
Nounsparachutista person who jumps from aircraft using a parachute
Verbsparachutejump from an airplane and descend with a parachute
English > parachute: 2 senses > verb 1, motion
MeaningJump from an airplane and descend with a parachute.
PatternSomebody ----s
Synonymschute, 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
Nounsparachuterescue equipment consisting of a device that fills with air and retards your fall
parachutingdescent with a parachute
parachutist, parachutera person who jumps from aircraft using a parachute

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