Definition of Drogue chute

1. Noun. A parachute used to decelerate an object that is moving rapidly.

Exact synonyms: Drogue, Drogue Parachute
Generic synonyms: Chute, Parachute



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Drogue Chute

drizzliest
drizzling
drizzlingly
drizzly
dro
drock
drocks
drocode
droger
drogers
drogher
droghers
drogman
drogoman
drogue
drogue chute (current term)
drogue parachute
drogues
droguet
droguets
droich
droichier
droichs
droichy
droid
droids
droil
droiled
droiling
droils

Literary usage of Drogue chute

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1. Eagles of the RAF: The World War II Eagle Squadrons by Philip D. Caine (1994)
"... a rather brief experience firing the guns into the water or, later in the war, at a drogue chute towed behind another aircraft, formation flying, ..."

2. Vostok Station: Point of Impactby Plowright, Kerry by Plowright, Kerry (2005)
"The small light on the end of the drogue chute guided him in. Expertly he nudged the basket with the fuel boom almost feeling the satisfactory click as it ..."

3. Report of the Presidential Commission on the Space Shuttle Challenger Accident by Southgate Publishers, DIANE Publishing Company (1995)
"... joint Figure 13 Solid Propellant Main Parachutes (3) 4 Separation Motors 22050 Ib thrust each drogue chute Nose Fairing Nozzle and Thrust Vector Control ..."

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