What is another word for parachute?

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[ pˈaɹəʃˌuːt], [ pˈaɹəʃˌuːt], [ p_ˈa_ɹ_ə_ʃ_ˌuː_t]

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How to use "Parachute" in context?

The parachute is the largest and most complex aircraft device that humans have invented. It works by slowing a falling object's rate of descent and maintaining control until it safely touches the ground. It is estimated that around 500,000 parachutes are in use around the world today. (Source: Google)

A parachute is made up of a bag, or container, filled with air and a canopy or cover. The bag is usually made from nylon, brass, or steel and is shaped like a large bell. The parachute is attached to the parachute canopy, which is made from a variety of materials, including silk and kevlar.

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