Meaning of Parachute



English: Parachute
Bangla: প্যারাশুট, অবতরণছত্র, বিমানছত্র
Hindi: पैराशूट
Type: Noun / বিশেষ্য / संज्ञा
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Bangla Academy Dictionary:


Definition: 1

a folding, umbrellalike, fabric device with cords supporting a harness or straps for allowing a person, object, package, etc., to float down safely through the air from a great height, especially from an aircraft, rendered effective by the resistance of the air that expands it during the descent and reduces the velocity of its fall.

Definition: 2

parachute brake.

Definition: 3

Horology. a shockproofing device for the balance staff of a watch, consisting of a yielding, springlike support for the bearing at either end.

Definition: 4

Informal. the aggregate of benefits, as severance pay or vacation pay, given an employee who is dismissed from a company. golden parachute.

Definition: 5

to drop or land (troops, equipment, supplies, etc.) by parachute.