shoot-the-chutes
noun plural but singular in construction Date: 1920 an amusement ride consisting of a steep incline down which boats slide into a pool at the bottom

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  • Shoot-the-Chutes — is an amusement ride consisting of a flat bottomed boat that slides down a ramp or inside a flume into a lagoon. The first of this type of amusement ride was built by J.P. Newberg in 1884 down the side of a hill at Watchtower Park in Rock Island …   Wikipedia

  • shoot the chutes. — See chute the chute. [1920 25] * * * …   Universalium

  • shoot-the-chutes — ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˈ ̷ ̷ noun plural but singular or plural in construction : an amusement ride consisting of a steep incline down which toboggans or flatbottomed boats slide usually to continue across a body of water at the bottom …   Useful english dictionary

  • shoot the chutes. — See chute the chute. [1920 25] …   Useful english dictionary

  • shoot the chutes — phrasal : to slide down a steep incline on a special type of toboggan or boat …   Useful english dictionary

  • shoot-the-chute — «SHOOT thuh SHOOT», noun. U.S. chute the chute. * * * 1. (also shoot the chutes) n. another term for chute the chute 2. v. shoot the chute or shoot the chutes another term for chute the chute (see chute the chute) …   Useful english dictionary

  • The Great Escape & Splashwater Kingdom — Infobox Amusement park name = Six Flags The Great Escape Splashwater Kingdom location = Queensbury, New York (Advertised as in Lake George, New York) area = approximately 150 acres opening date = 1954 previous names = Storytown USA , The Great… …   Wikipedia

  • chute the chute — to ride or slide on, or as if on, a chute the chute. Also, chute the chutes, shoot the chutes. [1905 10, Amer.] * * * …   Universalium

  • chute the chute — to ride or slide on, or as if on, a chute the chute. Also, chute the chutes, shoot the chutes. [1905 10, Amer.] …   Useful english dictionary

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