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Definition 1: sloping channel through which things can descend - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for chute in the sense of this definition

(chute is a kind of ...) a channel along the eaves or on the roof; collects and carries away rainwater

(... is a kind of chute ) a chute through which supraglacial water enters a glacier, boring either to the bedrock or to the depth of common crevasse formation

"the icy river plunged, roaring, into the moulin's blue depths"

(... is a kind of chute ) a chute for coal

(... is a kind of chute ) a chute down which logs can slide

(... is a kind of chute ) chute with flowing water down which toboggans and inner tubes and people slide into a pool

(chute is a part of ...) one of a pair of planks used to make a track for rolling or sliding objects

Definition 2: rescue equipment consisting of a device that fills with air and retards your fall - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for chute in the sense of this definition

(chute is a kind of ...) equipment used to rescue passengers in case of emergency

(... is a kind of chute ) a parachute used to decelerate an object that is moving rapidly

(... is a kind of chute ) a small parachute that pulls the main parachute from its storage pack

(... is a kind of chute ) parachute that will lift a person up into the air when it is towed by a motorboat or a car

(chute is a part of ...) the umbrellalike part of a parachute that fills with air

(chute is a part of ...) a support consisting of an arrangement of straps for holding something to the body (especially one supporting a person suspended from a parachute)

(chute is a part of ...) a cord that is pulled to open a parachute from its pack during a descent

(chute is a part of ...) a line that suspends the harness from the canopy of a parachute

(chute is a part of ...) a cord used instead of a ripcord to open a parachute; the cord is attached at one end to the aircraft and temporarily attached to the pack of a parachute at the other; it opens the parachute after the jumper is clear of the plane

Definition 3: jump from an airplane and descend with a parachute - [verb of motion]

Synonyms for chute in the sense of this definition

(chute is a kind of ...) drop steeply

"the stock market plunged"

(... is a kind of chute ) jump from an airplane and perform various maneuvers before opening one's parachute

(chute implies ...) fly in or as if in a glider plane

(chute implies ...) move downward and lower, but not necessarily all the way

"The temperature is going down" "The barometer is falling" "The curtain fell on the diva" "Her hand went up and then fell again"

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