Definition of Parachuting

1. Noun. Descent with a parachute. "He had done a lot of parachuting in the army"

Exact synonyms: Jump
Specialized synonyms: Skydiving
Generic synonyms: Descent
Derivative terms: Jump, Parachute



Definition of Parachuting

1. Noun. The sport of jumping with a parachute. ¹

2. Verb. (present participle of parachute) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Parachuting

1. parachute [v] - See also: parachute

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Parachuting

parachurch
parachurches
parachute
parachute flare
parachute flares
parachute jumper
parachute reflex
parachuted
parachutelike
parachuter
parachuters
parachutes
parachutic
parachuting (current term)
parachutist
parachutists
parachymosin
paracinesia
paracingulate cortex
paraclade
paraclete
paracletes
paraclone
paraclones
paraclose
paracloses
paracmasis
paracmastic

Literary usage of Parachuting

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Short Course on the Theory and Operation of the Free Balloon by Charles Harters Roth (1917)
"He was undecided whether to let the balloon burst to test its parachuting properties or not, when suddenly the balloon did burst and successfully parachuted ..."

2. Dordogne by Mike Smith (2006)
"parachuting For those who prefer aerial descending to ascending, parachuting trips can be arranged through the aero club at Bergerac ..."

3. A History of Aeronautics by Evelyn Charles Vivian, William Lockwood Marsh (1921)
"The rate of fall is slow in parachuting to the ground. Frau Poitevin, making a descent from a height of 6000 feet, took 45 minutes to reach the ground, and, ..."

4. Cassier's Magazine edited by [Anonymus AC02877163] (1909)
"... parachuting perpendicularly, the explanation being that, under the surface when parachuting. the inverted pyramid of air. once set in downward motion, ..."

5. Military Training: Management & Oversight of Joint Combined Exchange Training edited by Carol Schuster (1999)
"Specifically, this group trained in small unit tactics, military freefall parachuting, close quarters battle, and maritime operations in Thailand. ..."

6. Adventure Guide to the Alps by Krista Dana (2004)
"Several outfitters oblige, offering a good selection of airplane, glider, parachuting, paragliding, and hang-gliding flights. ..."

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