Meaning of CHUTE in English

CHUTE

[chute] n [F, fr. OF, fr. cheoir to fall, fr. L cadere--more at chance] (1805) 1 a: fall 6b b: a quick descent (as in a river): rapid

2: an inclined plane, sloping channel, or passage down or through which things may pass: slide

3: parachute

[2]chute vb chut.ed ; chut.ing vt (1884): to convey by a chute ~ vi 1: to go in or as if in a chute

2: to utilize a chute (as by passing ore down it)

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