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Chute may refer to:

  • Chute (gravity), a channel down which falling materials are guided
  • Chute (landform), a steep-sided passage through which water flows rapidly
  • Mail chute, a letter collection device
  • Escape chute, an emergency exit utilized where conventional fire escapes are impractical
  • Chute (in North America), a cattle race, a channel for handling and sorting farm animals
  • Squeeze chute, a cage for restraining a farm animal
  • Chute (racecourse), a projection extending from either end of an oval-shaped racecourse
  • Parachute, a device used to slow the motion of an object through an atmosphere by creating drag
  • Pilot chute, a small auxiliary parachute used to deploy a main parachute




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