Parachute in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of Parachute

a device made of fabric canopy that is used to slow the descent of a person or object falling through the air

Examples of Parachute in a sentence

The automatic parachute opener functioned properly, allowing the man to safely descend to the ground.  🔊

Dangling from a tree, the skydiver was in shock that his parachute had snagged on a limb.  🔊

The non-steerable parachute was worn by the pilot as he flew across a 1,000-foot-deep canyon.  🔊

Before flight was even a possibility, Leonardo Da Vinci created a drawing of a parachute that could be used to keep a falling person safe.  🔊

Unstable parachute activation is a risk that one must consider before skydiving.  🔊

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