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parachute

US [ˈperəˌʃut]
UK [ˈpærəˌʃuːt]
  • n.降落伞
  • v.跳伞;伞降;空投
  • Web风散种子;伞投;空降
Plural Form:parachutes  Present Participle:parachuting  Past Tense:parachuted  
parachute
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n.
1.
降落伞a device that is attached to people or objects to make them fall slowly and safely when they are dropped from an aircraft. It consists of a large piece of thin cloth that opens out in the air to form an umbrella shape.
Planes dropped supplies by parachute.
飞机用降落伞空投补给。
a parachute drop/jump
空投;跳伞
a parachute regiment
空降兵团
v.
1.
[i]
(+ adv./prep.)
跳伞to jump from an aircraft using a parachute
The pilot was able to parachute to safety.
飞行员得以跳伞脱险。
She regularly goes parachuting.
她经常去从事跳伞活动。
2.
[t]
~ sb/sth + adv./prep.
伞降;空投to drop sb/sth from an aircraft by parachute

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