parachute flare


parachute flare
pára-quedas iluminativo

English-Portuguese dictionary of military terminology. 2014.

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  • parachute flare — A high luminosity pyrotechnic flare attached to a parachute and released from an aircraft to illuminate a region. It assists with attacks, landings, observations, etc. It descends slowly and its illumination period depends on the height of the… …   Aviation dictionary

  • parachute flare — noun a flare which deploys a small parachute to slow down its descent …   Wiktionary

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  • flare — n. 1) to light; shoot up a flare 2) to set out, set up a flare (they set up flares along the runway) 3) a parachute flare * * * [fleə] shoot up a flare setup a flare (they set up flares along the runway) a parachute flare to light to set out …   Combinatory dictionary

  • flare — 1. noun a) A brightly burning light used to attract attention in an emergency, or to illuminate an area. The flares steered the traffic away from the accident. b) A widening of an object with an otherwise roughly constant width, e.g. on the lower …   Wiktionary

  • flare — Synonyms and related words: Roman candle, addition, adjunct, aggrandizement, aid to navigation, alarm, amber light, ampliation, amplification, anger, augmentation, backfire, bake, balefire, bang, be bright, be in heat, beacon, beacon fire, beam,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • parachute — n. & v. n. 1 a rectangular or umbrella shaped apparatus allowing a person or heavy object attached to it to descend slowly from a height, esp. from an aircraft, or to retard motion in other ways. 2 (attrib.) dropped or to be dropped by parachute… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Flare — may refer to:In culture and the arts*Flare (magazine), a Canadian fashion and style magazine *Flare (breakdance move), a move employed in breakdancing *Mylene Flare Jenius (ミレーヌF ジーナス, Mirēnu F. Jīnasu), a fictional character in the Macross… …   Wikipedia

  • Parachute — This article is about the device. For sports involving a parachute, see Parachuting. For other meanings, see Parachute (disambiguation). Parachutes opening A parachute is a device used to slow the motion of an object through an atmosphere by… …   Wikipedia

  • parachute — parachutic, adj. parachutist, parachuter, n. /par euh shooht /, n., v., parachuted, parachuting. n. 1. a folding, umbrellalike, fabric device with cords supporting a harness or straps for allowing a person, object, package, etc., to float down… …   Universalium


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