elevated railway in an amusement park (usually with sharp curves and steep inclines)
Syn: ↑roller coaster, ↑big dipper
Hypernyms: ↑elevated railway, ↑elevated railroad, ↑elevated, ↑el, ↑overhead railway, ↑ride
Hyponyms: ↑hypercoaster

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noun or chute-the-chutes \\ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˈ ̷ ̷\
1. : a slide (as in an amusement park) often ending in a pool of water

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/shooht"dheuh shooht', shooht"euh shooht'/, n.
1. a ride or coaster, as at an amusement park or carnival, that provides thrills or excitement by moving passengers down steep dips and around sharp curves, esp. one having a track that ends in water. Cf. roller coaster.
2. a steep or curving slide used for purposes of amusement.
3. any ride, motion, or experience that produces a sensation of rapid or curving descent: an emotional chute-the-chute.
[1890-95, Amer.; see CHUTE1]

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chute-the-chute «SHOOT thuh SHOOT», noun.
U.S. chute1 (def. 4).

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(also chute-the-chutes) n. a steep slide or roller coaster, esp. with water at the foot
v. chute the chute or chute the chutes slide down or ride on a chute-the-chute

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