Daniel Craig, in his finest Bond dinner jacket, called at the Palace and invited her to parachute into the stadium with him.
And for wingsuit divers, the only way flight can be “real” is if one can land without a parachute.
Waiting for parachute separation… “We are in powered flight!”
We actually used the parachute jump footage the most, because it seemed more realistic.
We don't have planes or helicopters, so the only place we can parachute from is tall buildings.
But in the end there always comes a time when the parachute fails to work.
This was attached to a parachute which, if the emergency arose, could be dropped.
He was the first to make a parachute descent from an airship; this was from the airship Delta, in 1913.
He had no parachute and no life belt or Mae West suit to float him.
But the performance that stopped every heart and made every onlooker hold his breath was the parachute jumps.
1784 (the year the use of one first was attempted, in Paris), from French parachute, literally "that which protects against a fall," hybrid coined by French aeronaut François Blanchard (1753-1809) from para- "defense against" (see para- (2)) + chute "a fall" (see chute).
PARACHUTE, a kind of large and strong umbrella, contrived to break a person's fall from an airballoon, should any accident happen to the balloon at a high elevation. ["Supplement to the Encyclopaedia or Dictionary of Arts and Sciences," Philadelphia, 1803]
1807, from parachute (n.). Related: Parachuted; parachuting.
: A mixture of crack cocaine and heroin known as ''parachute'' (1980s+ Narcotics)