adjective see parachute I

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • parachutic — See parachute. * * * …   Universalium

  • parachutic — adjective see parachute I …   Useful english dictionary

  • parachute — parachutic, adj. parachutist, parachuter, n. /par euh shooht /, n., v., parachuted, parachuting. n. 1. a folding, umbrellalike, fabric device with cords supporting a harness or straps for allowing a person, object, package, etc., to float down… …   Universalium

  • parachute — I. noun Etymology: French, from para (as in parasol) + chute fall more at chute Date: 1785 1. a device for slowing the descent of a person or object through the air that consists of a fabric canopy beneath which the person or object is suspended… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • parachuter — See parachutic. * * * …   Universalium

  • parachutist — [par′əsho͞ot΄ist] n. a person who descends by parachute: also parachuter * * * See parachutic. * * * …   Universalium

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