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2 entries found for parachute.
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Main Entry: 1para·chute
Pronunciation: primarystresspar-schwa-secondarystressshüt
Function: noun
1 : a folding umbrella-shaped device of light fabric used especially for making a safe jump from an aircraft
2 : something (as the bunch of hairs on a dandelion seed) that is like a parachute in form, use, or operation

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