shute

noun

less common spelling of

b : a quick descent (as in a river) : rapid
2 : an inclined plane, sloping channel, or passage down or through which things may pass : slide

Shute

biographical name
\ ˈshüt How to pronounce Shute (audio) \

Definition of Shute (Entry 2 of 2)

Nev*il \ ˈne-​vəl How to pronounce Shute (audio) \ 1899–1960 pseudonym of Nevil Shute Norway English aeronautical engineer and writer in Australia

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“Shute.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nevil%20shute. Accessed 18 January 2020.

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