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noun as in ramp, slope


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If you aren’t rappelling into 50-degree chutes or navigating knife-edge ridges, most of the terrain forgives poor mountaineering skills.

They utilize a rotating blade to remove snow from a surface and then propel it through a chute.

Open the window, and down the chute into a trick-or-treat bag.

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This food processor from Hamilton Beach is set apart by its ability to accommodate larger items thanks to an extra-wide feed chute and 14-cup capacity bowl.

The jump height out of the Dornier 228 airplane he and the others fling themselves out of is 3,000 feet above the ground, although smokejumpers who use an older, round-style chute do it from 1,500 feet.

Lane rose, but then he motioned to the chute, where the other cowboys were sitting astride the fences.

Some get hurt in the chute, which fits the bull like a coffin.

Even show ponies are not exempt from ending up in a narrowing chute that feeds the condemned in single file into the “stun box.”

Say what you will about the Israelis, but they are not slow out of the chute.

Try throwing all of these countries all into the single factory chute of identity.

In the first place it had been constructed to serve the purpose of a stairway and chute.

If ya would put' em through the chute, one at a time, 'stead of pushin' 'em up in droves, I could answer better.

Hollister began at the bottom of the chute, as he was beginning at the bottom of his fortune, to build up again.

It fell to a low level, but not so low that Hollister ever failed to shift his cedar bolts from chute mouth to mill.

The bolt piles grew; they were hurled swiftly down the chute into the dwindling river, rafted to the mill.

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On this page you'll find 14 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to chute, such as: channel, course, fall, gutter, incline, and rapid.

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