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chute3

chute3

 
pronunciation:
shut
parts of speech:
noun, intransitive verb, transitive verb
part of speech: noun
definition: (informal) a parachute.
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: chuted, chutes, chuting
definition: to descend to the earth by parachute.
They chuted twice in the same day.
 
part of speech: transitive verb
definition: to drop by parachute from an aircraft.
Firefighters were chuted to the perimeters of the forest fire.
derivation: chutist (n.)