Meaning of CHUTE in English

CHUTE

transcription, транскрипция: [ ʃu:t ]

( chutes)

1.

A chute is a steep, narrow slope down which people or things can slide.

Passengers escaped from the plane’s front four exits by sliding down emergency chutes.

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2.

A chute is a parachute. ( INFORMAL )

You can release the chute with either hand, but it is easier to do it with the left.

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