Definitions for ripcord

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word ripcord

Princeton's WordNet

  1. ripcord(noun)

    a cord that is pulled to open the gasbag of a balloon wide enough to release gas and so causes the balloon to descend

  2. ripcord(noun)

    a cord that is pulled to open a parachute from its pack during a descent


  1. ripcord(Noun)

    A cord to release a parachute from its sack.

Images & Illustrations of ripcord


Find a translation for the ripcord definition in other languages:

Select another language:

Discuss these ripcord definitions with the community:

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:     


Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:


"ripcord." STANDS4 LLC, 2016. Web. 6 Feb. 2016. <>.

Are we missing a good definition for ripcord? Don't keep it to yourself...

Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for ripcord:

Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.