Meaning of CHUTE in English

CHUTE

~ 1

(also shoot )

■ noun a sloping channel or slide for conveying things to a lower level.

↘a water slide into a swimming pool.

Origin

C19: from Fr., 'fall' (of water or rocks); influenced by shoot .

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~ 2

■ noun informal

1》 a para~.

2》 Sailing a spinnaker.

Derivatives

chutist noun

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