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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A cord that is pulled to open a parachute from its pack during a descent; A cord that is pulled to open the gasbag of a balloon wide enough to release gas and so causes the balloon to descend.

Usage examples (38)
  • The second is what we call the ripcord rule.
  • For E.G. The Parachutist's ripcord is malfunctioning.
  • In a lightning-swift movement, he pulled the ripcord.
  • She pulled and pulled the little ripcord thing and no go. for more
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