Meaning of CHUTE in English

CHUTE

1. n.1 a sloping channel or slide, with or without water, for conveying things to a lower level.

2 a slide into a swimming-pool.

Etymology: F chute fall (of water etc.), f. OF cheoite fem. past part. of cheoir fall f. L cadere; in some senses SHOOT 2. n. colloq. parachute.

Derivatives:

chutist n.

Etymology: abbr.

Oxford English vocab.      Оксфордский английский словарь.