What does chute mean?

Definitions for chute
ʃutchute

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. parachute, chutenoun

    rescue equipment consisting of a device that fills with air and retards your fall

  2. chute, slide, slideway, sloping troughverb

    sloping channel through which things can descend

  3. chute, parachute, jumpverb

    jump from an airplane and descend with a parachute

Wiktionary

  1. chutenoun

    A framework, trough, or tube, upon or through which objects are made to slide from a higher to a lower level, or through which water passes to a wheel.

    Etymology: From chute

  2. chutenoun

    parachute

    Etymology: From chute

Webster Dictionary

  1. Chutenoun

    a framework, trough, or tube, upon or through which objects are made to slide from a higher to a lower level, or through which water passes to a wheel

    Etymology: [F. chute, prop. a fall.]

  2. Chutenoun

    see Shoot

    Etymology: [F. chute, prop. a fall.]

Freebase

  1. Chute

    A chute is a vertical or inclined plane, channel, or passage through which objects are moved by means of gravity.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Chute

    shōōt, n. a waterfall, rapid: a channel down which to pass water, logs, rubbish, &c. [Fr. chute, a fall.]

CrunchBase

  1. Chute

    Chute is a cloud platform that helps apps and sites capture, manage, and display media files.

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. chute

    A fall of water or rapid; the word is much used in North America, wherever the nomenclature of the country retains traces of the early French settlers. (See SHOOT.)

Etymology and Origins

  1. Chute

    The French for “a fall,” applied by the Americans to a declivity of water. The exciting diversion of boating on such a waterfall is styled “Shooting the Chutes.”

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of chute in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of chute in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of chute in a Sentence

  1. Leonardo DiCaprio:

    It was a tandem dive. We pulled the first chute. That was knotted up… He pulled the second, and that was knotted up too. He just kept shaking it and shaking it in midair, as all my friends were, you know, what felt like half a mile above me, and I’m plummeting toward earth. [Laughs.] And he finally unravels it in midair.

  2. Luis Campana:

    The engine exploded. As we were getting out of the plane down the chute, the smoke was beginning to enter and the engine was in flames.

  3. Adam Scott:

    The energy walking up the chute to No. 10 is some of the most you'll feel, if you're in the hunt, you know what you're walking into. And they'll remind you if you try to block it out. But that's the beauty of the place. It's really maybe the greatest stadium there is in golf.

  4. Louisiana Sen. John Kennedy:

    Chuck (Schumer) just moo’s and follows (Nancy) Pelosi into the cow chute.

  5. Luis Campana:

    It was a real scare, the engine exploded. As we were getting out of the plane down the chute, the smoke was beginning to enter and the engine was in flames.

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