parachute jump

parachute jump
salto com pára-quedas

English-Portuguese dictionary of military terminology. 2014.

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  • parachute — par|a|chute1 [ˈpærəʃu:t] n ↑parachute, ↑parachutist [Date: 1700 1800; : French; Origin: para (as in parasol) + chute fall ] a piece of equipment fastened to the back of people who jump out of planes, which makes them fall slowly and safely to the …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • jump — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 movement ADJECTIVE ▪ little ▪ running, standing ▪ Cats can clear six feet with a standing jump. ▪ broad (AmE), high …   Collocations dictionary

  • parachute — 1 noun (C) the thing that you wear fastened to your back to make you fall through the air slowly when you jump out of a plane: a parachute jump 2 verb 1 (intransitive always + adv/prep) to jump from a plane using a parachute (+ into/on): We… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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