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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A long tube or slide in which things are dropped or slid down to a lower place.

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  • The laundry ended up in the basement after they threw it down the chute.
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  • You float majestically down to Earth after the chute is open. for more
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  • When the "chute" (parachute) fell, it landed on the new "shoot" (a young plant growth).
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