There are 2 definitions of chute in English:

chute1

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Pronunciation: /ʃuːt
 
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(also shoot)

noun

1A sloping channel or slide for conveying things to a lower level: cement was loaded on to barges via chutes
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  • The pill slides down the chute into a flexible tube leading to the patient's mouth.
  • Facility workers use front-end loaders to shove the trash into two floor chutes, which funnel it to a lower level.
  • Disabled people could also be lowered down the chutes more slowly in stretchers.
Synonyms
channel, slide, trough, shaft, funnel, conduit; ramp, runway
1.1A water slide into a swimming pool.
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  • But modern-day swimming pool chutes and ponies captured the imagination and attention of the youngsters.
  • If it is successful it would mean the new baths being built just yards away from the old £5 million Water Place with its water chutes and fun pool, which is soon to be bulldozed.
  • These are three towering water chutes, in varying levels of steepness, down which you plunge in a rubber dinghy.
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Origin

early 19th century (originally a North American usage): from French, 'fall' (of water or rocks), from Old French cheoite, feminine past participle of cheoir 'to fall', from Latin cadere; influenced by shoot.

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There are 2 definitions of chute in English:

chute2

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Pronunciation: /ʃuːt
 
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noun

informal
1A parachute.
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  • A skydiver aged 20 said she was ‘totally amazed’ at being alive yesterday after the main chute of her parachute failed to open as she leapt from a plane at 4,000 ft.
  • Neither his main parachute or reserve chute appear to have deployed properly after he jumped from a Cessna 182 aircraft.
  • A murder inquiry was launched after police discovered that the cord on his main parachute and the strapping on his reserve chute had been expertly and deliberately severed.
1.1 Sailing A spinnaker.
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  • One of the people who was now excited about taking a chute for a sail was Jak.

Origin

1920s: shortened form.

Derivatives

chutist

noun
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  • No one is needed to stop the chute or collapse it; this is done simply by releasing one or both of the risers, giving the chutist adequate safety control.
  • In this way, the wind forces can be dissipated and the chutist allowed time to collapse the parachute in a safe manner, avoiding injuries commonly incurred when dragged over terrain upon landing.
  • The distance between the chutists does not appear to be great, but it's crucial when there is such a tight margin for error, especially at harrowing speeds.

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