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Meaning of CHUTE

Pronunciation:  shoot

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  sloping channel through which things can descend
  2. [n]  rescue equipment consisting of a device that fills with air and retards your fall

CHUTE is a 5 letter word that starts with C.


 Synonyms: parachute, slide, slideway, sloping trough
 See Also: canopy, coal chute, drogue, drogue chute, drogue parachute, gutter, harness, parasail, rescue equipment, ripcord, shroud, skid, static line, trough, water chute



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Chute\, n. [F. chute, prop. a fall.]
1. A framework, trough, or tube, upon or through which
   objects are made to slide from a higher to a lower level,
   or through which water passes to a wheel.

2. See {Shoot}.

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