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rip cord definitions

Merriam Webster's

noun Date: 1907 1. a cord by which the gasbag of a balloon may be ripped open for a limited distance to release the gas quickly and so cause immediate descent 2. a cord or wire pulled in making a descent to release a parachute out of its container

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Rip cord Rip cord (A["e]ronautics) A cord by which the gas bag of a balloon may be ripped open for a limited distance to release the gas quickly and so cause immediate descent.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

see ripcord



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