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ripcord

Line breaks: rip|cord
Pronunciation: /ˈrɪpkɔːd
 
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Definition of ripcord in English:

noun

A cord that is pulled to open a parachute.
Example sentences
  • I remembered Mike's words and pulled the ripcord that opened the parachute.
  • The pilot failed to pull the ripcord on his parachute.
  • The pioneers had already developed equipment and training, including use of a ‘static line’ instead of a ripcord for parachute opening.

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