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Drogue Parachute

see synonyms of drogue parachute

1. drogue parachute

a small parachute that pulls the main parachute from its storage pack

2. drogue, drogue chute, drogue parachute

a parachute used to decelerate an object that is moving rapidly

Based on WordNet 3.0, Princeton University


Drogue Parachute

see synonyms of drogue parachute
n.
1. A parachute used to stabilize or decelerate a fast-moving object, especially a small parachute used to slow down a reentering spacecraft or satellite prior to deployment of the main parachute.
2. A small parachute used to pull a main parachute from its storage pack.

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