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English noun: chute

1. chute (artifact) rescue equipment consisting of a device that fills with air and retards your fall


Broader (hypernym)rescue equipment

Narrower (hyponym)drogue, drogue chute, drogue parachute, drogue parachute, parasail

Part holonymcanopy, harness, ripcord, shroud, static line

2. chute (artifact) sloping channel through which things can descend

Synonymsslide, slideway, sloping trough

Broader (hypernym)gutter, trough

Narrower (hyponym)coal chute, runway, water chute

Part holonymskid

English verb: chute

1. chute (motion) jump from an airplane and descend with a parachute

Synonymsjump, parachute

Pattern of useSomebody ----s

Broader (hypernym)dive, plunge, plunk

Narrower (hyponym)sky dive, skydive

Entailcome down, descend, fall, glide, go down

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