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parachute in Air topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishparachutepar‧a‧chute1 /ˈpærəʃuːt/ ●○○ noun [countable]  parachute.jpg TTAa piece of equipment fastened to the back of people who jump out of planes, which makes them fall slowly and safely to the ground a parachute jump
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parachuteMake a rough sketch of a parachute on the board.Earth arrival is accomplished by aerocapture, followed by descent of the sample container under a parachute.The children join gleefully in the Frisbee-throwing, football and parachute games, and demand piggy backs from the adults.Ford, who weighed about 170 pounds, used a 135-square-foot parachute.It shows this air crew just as he baled out of the aircraft less his parachute harness which he had abandoned on landing.Jack fell for Polly like a man with no parachute.During the usual paramilitary, parachute, and security training it emerged that she was an admirable shot.Put the word parachute on the board, as well as other key words in the students' comments.