Definition of Static line

1. Noun. A cord used instead of a ripcord to open a parachute; the cord is attached at one end to the aircraft and temporarily attached to the pack of a parachute at the other; it opens the parachute after the jumper is clear of the plane.

Generic synonyms: Cord
Group relationships: Chute, Parachute



Definition of Static line

1. Noun. (context: parachuting) The cord attached from the parachute pack to the plane, used to automatically deploy the parachute. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Literary usage of Static line

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1. The Military Dictionary (1987)
"static air temperature—(DOD, NATO) The temperature at a point at rest relative to the ambient air. static line (air transport)—(DOD) A line attached to a ..."

2. A Treatise Upon Wireless Telegraphy and Telephony by C. I. Hoppough (1912)
"Now any movement of an electro-static line sets up a magnetic loop at right angles to the static line, and the energy of the electro-static line is absorbed ..."

3. SAS/GIS(R) 9.1:: Spatial Data And Procedure Guide by Sas Institute, Institute SAS Institute (2004)
"The default is the style of the static line for this layer. WIDTH= specifies the width of the line. WIDTH= must specify an integer that is greater than or ..."

4. Transactions of the American Institute of Electrical Engineers by American Institute of Electrical Engineers (1905)
"will prevent the breaking down of the air-gap, the principle being to make a static line balance normally; and when any excess of static occurs it is ..."

5. High-tension Power Transmission (1905)
"will prevent the breaking down of the air-gap, the principle being to make a static line balance normally; and when any excess of static occurs it is ..."

6. Hawkins' Electrical Dictionary: A Cyclopedia of Words, Terms, Phrases and by Nehemiah Hawkins (1910)
"... Electro-static Line* of Force.—The lines of force traversing an electro-static field; electro-static flux. Electro-static Motor. ..."

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