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parachute in Air topic

parachuteparachute2 verb  1 [intransitive always + adverb/preposition]TTA to jump from a plane using a parachuteparachute into They parachuted into Vietnam in 1968.2 [transitive always + adverb/preposition]TTA to drop something from a plane with a parachuteparachute something to/into something Supplies have been parachuted into the area.→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
parachuteIt is built into the structure of some sports, such as skiing, parachuting, and flying.She stood and her skirt parachuted back into position.Long before the sport was given a name, people were parachuting from tall objects.But the ability of a Steve Forbes to parachute into that field shows a vacuum there.The rockets fire for two minutes at launch before they are jettisoned from the shuttle to parachute into the sea.He hoped that the rear gunner had been able to parachute to safety.Thus when the glider is launched it takes a second cable and parachute up with it.And he has failed to develop a mature political persona since he parachuted with fanfare into the national arena last autumn.