drag parachute


noun


Nearby words

  1. drag link,
  2. drag on,
  3. drag one's ass,
  4. drag one's feet,
  5. drag out of,
  6. drag queen,
  7. drag race,
  8. drag rake,
  9. drag sail,
  10. drag strip

drogue parachute

noun

Also called drogue. a small parachute that deploys first in order to pull a larger parachute from its pack.
Also called drag parachute. a parachute used to slow a vehicle or aircraft.

Origin of drogue parachute

First recorded in 1950–55

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