Definition of 'chute'
Example sentences containing 'chute'
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Her reserve chute did deploy but she crash-landed unconscious on to a parked car and died from multiple injuries. The Sun (2016)He dispatched the most dangerous towel in history down a laundry chute. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The passengers fled down the emergency chutes that had been triggered when the crew opened the doors. Times, Sunday Times (2008)You go up in a cable car then slide down the chute on a plastic and metal contraption. The Sun (2015)And strips of cloth had been tied around the reserve chute so that it could not be opened either. The Sun (2007)He made three attempts to escape from his ward, once by sliding down a laundry chute. Times, Sunday Times (2016)We spent an entire day splashing through the rides, chutes and pools. The Sun (2010)He deployed his reserve chute just in time, but it was unable to open fully. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Just eight passengers were injured - most as they left on emergency chutes. The Sun (2010)Just 17 minor injuries were reported as passengers scrambled down emergency chutes. The Sun (2008)Staff on board deployed emergency chutes for passengers to exit once the plane had landed, and fire crews put the fire out. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Impossible as it may seem, this domestic utopia is actually achievable, thanks to laundry chutes. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Behind the kitchen are a utility room, a laundry chute and a walk-in larder. Times, Sunday Times (2010)But at 1,000ft, her reserve chute came free and she landed safely. Times, Sunday Times (2013)But half the 203 passengers and 14 crew are thought to have survived after sliding down emergency escape chutes. The Sun (2008)The woman, herself a former soldier, was saved from certain death only because her reserve chute partially opened. The Sun (2015)When visitors arrive at your house, you don't ask them in via the coal chute and the cellar. Times, Sunday Times (2014)You hit a drive through a narrow chute, fire at an uphill green - and hope it ends in glory. The Sun (2016)
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Used Occasionally. chute is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'chute'
British English: chute NOUN
A chute is a steep, narrow slope down which people or things can slide.
Passengers escaped from the plane's front exits by sliding down emergency chutes.
Definition of chute from the Collins English Dictionary
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