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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And he's not kidding, says Blackstone, who demonstrates the correct procedure for pulling the rip cord (use both hands and pull hard).
I tried to remember the drill - jump out headfirst, and count to 10 before pulling the rip cord of the parachute,'' he says.
He tugged in vain at the rip cord which deflates the balloon but it was stuck.
When you get down to about 4,000ft, the other man taps you and pulls the rip cord.
After pulling a rip cord to start, riders can reach speeds of up to 100mph in just three seconds and fly up to 200ft - 50ft higher than Nelson's Column.
Dennis Vacco, State Attorney General for the State of New York and the father of two children, who is the leader in the national fight against child pornographers on the Internet through his Operation Rip Cord, supports the use of parental monitoring software like Bo Dietl's One Tough ComputerCOP.
This week's Cutting Edge follows one of Britain's most prolific base jumpers and his right-hand man as they leap from the top of some of the country's most famous landmarks, cheating death by pulling their rip cord a mere seconds from impact.
A Fox Searchlight release of a Rip Cord production.
As one of the loadmasters reached up to close the door, his rip cord snagged on something and his parachute opened.
0 is currently being integrated into several featured titles set for delivery this fall, including Acclaim Entertainment's (NASDAQ:AKLM) "Turok 2(R): Seeds of Evil" and Rip Cord Games' "SpecOps: Rangers Lead the Way".
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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.