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- n. The sport of jumping with a parachute.
- v. Present participle of parachute.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The act or process of descending from a high altitude to the ground by means of a parachute.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. descent with a parachute
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I think the idea that Penny has a ship stationed somewhere near the island is more plausible, but then again parachuting from a helicopter really doesn’t make a lot of sense … And I definitely don’t believe the producers just didn’t realise this was not possible.
Three other crew members met tragic deaths while parachuting from the doomed aircraft.
One mission involved his parachuting from the belly of a B-52 from 30,000 feet into the jungles of Laos in what he said, They called a halo jump.
Ken Leung was photographed in parachuting gear holding a gun on Jack.
"Ken Leung was photographed in parachuting gear holding a gun on Jack."
If you look closely at the World Trade Center tapes you will see Michael Young parachuting from the rear of one of the planes shortly before it hits tower #1.
Adair said that because the airman was seen parachuting from the stricken
My Aunt Edna immediately started a letter writing campaign to senators, congressmen, the Army Air Corp., the Red Cross, to anybody that she could think of to find out if her brother had survived by parachuting from the aircraft to safety.
After parachuting from the cockpit window, Lieutenant
Powers was seen parachuting from the plane, waving to indicate that he was ok.