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  1. parachute

    • IPA[ˈparəʃuːt]

    英式

    • n.
      a cloth canopy which fills with air and allows a person or heavy object attached to it to descend slowly when dropped from an aircraft, or which is released from the rear of an aircraft on landing to act as a brake
    • v.
      drop from an aircraft by parachute;appoint or be appointed in an emergency or from outside the existing hierarchy
    • verb: parachute, 3rd person present: parachutes, gerund or present participle: parachuting, past tense: parachuted, past participle: parachuted

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    名詞

    • 1. a cloth canopy which fills with air and allows a person or heavy object attached to it to descend slowly when dropped from an aircraft, or which is released from the rear of an aircraft on landing to act as a brake the saviour of many pilots has been the parachute the planes came over the coast and started to drop supplies by parachute

    動詞

    • 1. drop from an aircraft by parachute airborne units parachuted in to secure the airport an air operation to parachute relief supplies into the region
    • 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
    • n.
      an act of descending from an aircraft by parachute: a sponsored parachute jump to raise money for charity

    Oxford Dictionary

    • n.
      an act of dropping supplies or troops by parachute: a parachute drop into the sea

    Oxford Dictionary

    • n.
      a flare that is fired into the air by a rocket so as to float suspended from a small parachute, ... a red parachute flare was sighted by a fisherman just south of Port Kennedy and police were called

    Oxford American Dictionary

    • n.
      a large payment or other financial compensation guaranteed to a company executive if they ... I negotiated a large golden parachute when I came to America

    Oxford Dictionary

    • n.
      a flare that is fired into the air by a rocket so as to float suspended from a small parachute, ... a red parachute flare was sighted by a fisherman just south of Port Kennedy and police were called

    Oxford Dictionary

    • n.
      a large payment or other financial compensation guaranteed to a company executive should the ... I negotiated a large golden parachute when I came to America

    Oxford American Dictionary

    • n.
      a small parachute used as a brake or to pull out a larger parachute or other object from an ...

    Oxford Dictionary

    • n.
      an operational unit of an army consisting of troops trained and equipped to be dropped by ... he is now serving with the Parachute Regiment

    Oxford Dictionary

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    美式

    • n.
      a cloth canopy which fills with air and allows a person or heavy object attached to it to ... the savior of many pilots has been the parachute the planes came over the coast and started to drop supplies by parachute
    • v.
      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

    Oxford American Dictionary