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parachuting 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
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/ˈparəˌSHo͞ot/,
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parachutes, 3rd person singular present; parachuted, past tense; parachuted, past participle; parachuting, present participle;
  1. Drop or cause to drop from an aircraft by parachute
    • - airborne units parachuted in to secure the airport
    • - an air operation to parachute relief supplies into Bosnia
  2. Appoint or be appointed in an emergency or from outside the existing hierarchy
    • - an old crony of the CEO was controversially parachuted into the job

  1. jump: descent with a parachute; "he had done a lot of parachuting in the army"
  2. (parachute) rescue equipment consisting of a device that fills with air and retards your fall
  3. (parachutist) a person who jumps from aircraft using a parachute
  4. Parachuting, also known as skydiving, is the action of performing acrobatics during freefall, followed by deployment of a parachute.
  5. A parachute is a device used to slow the motion of an object through an atmosphere by creating drag or aerodynamic lift generated by a parachute canopy shaped like an aerofoil which is able to generate lift by its forward speed through the air. ...
  6. (Parachute (album)) Parachute was the first album released by the band Guster. The album was mostly recorded in 1994, and a few copies were released under the band name Gus (the band had to change its name shortly afterward when another artist signed a record contract under that name). ...
  7. (Parachute (balloon)) The hot air balloon is the oldest successful human-carrying flight technology and is a subset of balloon aircraft.
  8. (Parachute (band)) Parachute is a pop rock band from Charlottesville, Virginia. The members graduated from college in May 2008 and since then have been touring and promoting their debut album Losing Sleep full-time. ...
  9. (Parachute (drugs)) Parachute or Parachuting is a method of swallowing drugs by rolling or folding powdered or crushed drugs in a piece of toilet paper (or other similar paper) to ingest while avoiding the taste of the chemical.
  10. (Parachute (iPod game)) Parachute is an iPod game released by Apple Inc. for various iPod models. The game is installed in the firmware. It is very similar to the Apple II game Sabotage.
  11. (Parachute (song)) "Parachute" is the third single by British pop singer Cheryl Cole. The song was written by Ingrid Michaelson and Marshall Altman for Cole's debut solo studio album 3 Words. It was released as the album's final single on 15 March 2010. ...
  12. (Parachute (The Pretty Things album)) Parachute, released in 1970 is the Pretty Things' fifth studio album, following S.F. Sorrow and preceding Freeway Madness.
  13. (parachute) A device, generally constructed from fabric, that is designed to employ air resistance to control the fall of an object; To jump, fall, descend, etc. using such a device; To be placed in an organisation in a position of seniority without having previous experience there
  14. (parachute) Sometimes used to describe a spinnaker.
  15. (PARACHUTE) Der Stringencotten das ist usen to Floaten der Tailschwingen Pushenpullen Bankenyanken Werker down to Earthen ven der Fliegenwagen ist Kaputen
  16. (PARACHUTE) Collapsible device which, when deployed, will retard the rate of descent of a body falling through the air. Used originally as a safety device, has been adopted for dropping troops, supplies, equipment, etc.
  17. (Parachute) A fly ball that seems to come straight down when affected by the wind
  18. (Parachute) A piece of plastic, cloth, nylon, or other material, shaped something like an umbrella when deployed, which slows the descent of a rocket.
  19. (Parachute) An aerial tube device that propels a charge into the air that spreads one or more parachutes that float to the ground. The parachutes may contain flares, firecrackers, reports or other effects.
  20. (Parachute) An early shock proofing system designed to fit as a spring on the end stone of balance.
  21. (Parachute) Just like the floater, the parachute makes lemmings float down great heights without dying. This skill is kept throughout the level.
  22. (Parachute) Material tied in a manner that makes it stand up from the hook.
  23. (Parachute) means a device used or intended to be used to retard the fall of a body or object through the air.
  24. (Parachute) type of dry fly where the hackle is wound horizontally around the base of the wing like a parachute instead of vertically around the hook of the fly. This drops the body of the fly down into the surface film of the water. It is usually most effective in medium to slow moving waters.
  25. (parachute) (v, trans) to appoint an outsider to a position. In political terms, it usually means to send someone into a riding where he or she does not normally live in order to seek the party's nomination there. (see "star candidate")