parachute

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adjective Referring to an appearance or structure characterised by multiple elongated fibres or cords at one end which connect at the periphery of a cupuliform structure at the opposite end
Drug slang noun A regional term for crack cocaine, smoked PCP, heroin

parachute

  1. a fold of skin used in gliding by, for example, the flying squirrel.
  2. any structure possessed by a seed such as dandelion, which assists in dispersal by the wind.
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The riser version (24 AWG) has polyolefin insulation and PVC jacket with rip cord.
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With a light win donhis back, he crossedthe iconiccliffs in just over nine minutes and even completed some loops before spending some four more minutes in the air after pulling the rip cord on his parachute.
Given a choice between a clock-puncher with his hand on the rip cord of a golden parachute and a guy who, with his brother, set a tone every studio's tried their hand at mimicking, I'm happy to wear a spit guard on occasion.
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We fell 3,000 ft before the instructor, who was strapped to me, pulled the rip cord to open my chute.
Skydiving over Lake Elsinore, Jeremy Newman pulled the rip cord, did a couple of flips and began to float along as he had 100 times before.
Utp cat-6, d-link/rrkabel/lapp/polycab make solid electrolytic annealed bare, copper conductor, telephone cable with high density polyethylene insulation, paired polyester taped, nylon rip cord and grey colour sheathed with fr pvc, generally conform to itd specifications s/ws 113c.
Ravens defense first in NFL to add rip cord to huddle.
Riders are individually outfitted in heavy, synthetic ``flight suits'' that nearly wrap around your entire body and are equipped with a rip cord - something that almost gave the ride its name until Dive Devil was settled on.
After Private Stewart parachuted out, the on-board jump instructors and loadmasters gathered the rip cords, closing another chapter in the storied history of the Air Force workhorse transport aircraft.