shute

noun

less common spelling of

1a : fall sense 6b

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

3 : parachute

4 : spinnaker

Shute

biographical name
\ˈshüt \

Definition of Shute (Entry 2 of 2)

Nev*il \ ˈne-​vəl \ 1899–1960 pseudonym of Nevil Shute Norway English aeronautical engineer and writer in Australia

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shut away

shut down

shutdown

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Shute

shut-eye

shut-in

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