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chute

1. a steep slope, used as a slide as for toboggans
2. a slide into a swimming pool
3. a rapid or waterfall

Chute

 

the simplest conveyor: an inclined plane along which cargoes are moved by gravity.

Chutes for piece cargo have a rectangular cross section, occasionally they are flat (without sides). For bulk, lump, or fluid materials they have a trapezoidal, circular, or oval cross section and are called troughs. Spiral chutes are used to convey cargoes from great heights. Chutes may consist of sections, which, when necessary, can be arranged to branch out in various directions.


Chute

 

an open conduit for the movement of water without pressure.

Chutes made for use in hydraulic engineering are set up along canals or in hydraulic-engineering complexes for timber slides or fish ladders; those made for laboratories are used for teaching and in studying models of hydraulic-engineering structures. Chutes are built of wood, concrete, reinforced concrete, stone, or steel. (Laboratory chutes are made of glass and plastics.) The most common are wooden chutes (used chiefly in regions where wood is plentiful) and reinforced-concrete chutes (used in hydraulic-engineering and land-improvement construction). The cross section of a chute may be rectangular, trapezoidal, triangular, or curvilinear (semicircular or parabolic). Depending on the local topography, hydraulic-engineering chutes are set on smooth ground or on special supports (piers).

N. N. PASHKOV


Chute

 

an inclined mining excavation that does not have a direct exit to the surface and is used to lower various loads by gravity.

chute

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(engineering)
A conduit for conveying free-flowing materials at high velocity to lower levels.
(hydrology)
A short channel across a narrow land area which bypasses a bend in a river; formed by the river's breaking through the land.

chute

An open-top trough through which bulk materials are conveyed and lowered by gravity.

chute

chute
i. Short for parachute.
ii. An inflatable slide for the emergency escape of passengers from an aircraft.
iii. A duct for discharging objects (e.g., leaflets or electronic countermeasure items) from an aircraft in flight.
iv. Any passage or slide through which objects are directed, such as an ejection chute or a link ejection chute.
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Intervention de l'Armee Nationale Populaire pour le desenclavement des zones touchees par les chutes de neige En execution des instructions du General de Corps d'Armee Gaid Salah, l'Armee Nationale Populaire a depeche samedi des unites d'intervention rapide dans les regions qui enregistrent de fortes chutes de neige et des pluies orageuses , notamment dans les wilayas de Sidi Bel-Abbes, Tlemcen /2RM et Ain Defla/1RM.
All external surface of the chute should have an application of a special fire retardant paint of two millimetres thick to eliminate sound and leakage and to prevent oxidization.
Bolted to the other side of the bracket, outside of the chute, is a Martin Electric Vibrator, chosen by operators based on the needs of the application.
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An EZExtenz telescoping chute companion, also introduced to the North American market last month, the patent-pending EZEturn converts a manual chute into a hydraulic model with a 180-deg.
Various probe styles have been developed, and some are actually flush with the chute wall, but they still are influenced by coatings.
Mechanical or "tilt" switches use the principle of a "floating" element inside the chute.
The coal drops are considered to be an integral part of the history of the site and as such, the conversion element of the application would not only retain the chutes but bring them into viable use.
EasyDrop's chute allows bags placed in its mouth to make a smooth descent to the bottom, thereby eliminating the need for the many heavily-laden and time-consuming journeys on the A380's internal stairs.
He also said automatically deployable chutes should be used by trainees on their first few jumps.
Options include weigh-scale hopper or cycle count control systems, adjustable side rails, discharge chutes, hoppers, photo eyes and variable-speed drive.
When released, the chutes opened and were guided down by cables arranged to prevent swaying.