parachute

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Noun[change]

Singular
parachute

Plural
parachutes

A man with a parachute
  1. Something, usually a large piece of fabric, that helps to slow a person or object that is falling.
    This parachute is made from very light, thin fabric but it is very strong.


Verb[change]

Plain form
parachute

Third-person singular
parachutes

Past tense
parachuted

Past participle
parachuted

Present participle
parachuting

  1. To jump or fall using a parachute.
    Parachuting out of an airplane was the most exciting thing I've ever done.

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