parachute-opening shock

parachute-opening shock

[′par·ə‚shüt ‚ōp·ə·niŋ ‚shäk]
(aerospace engineering)
The shock or jolt exerted on a suspended parachute load when the parachute fully catches the air.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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