A cord that is pulled to open a parachute.
More 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.
Definition of ripcord in:
- The US English dictionary