Meaning of CHUTE in English

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.

[ F chute fall (of water etc.), f. OF cheoite fem. past part. of cheoir fall f. L cadere; in some senses = SHOOT ]

Concise Oxford English dictionary.      Краткий оксфордский словарь английского языка.