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Meaning of DROGUE

Pronunciation:  drowg

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a parachute used to decelerate an object that is moving rapidly
  2. [n]  restraint consisting of a canvas covered frame that floats behind a vessel; prevents drifting or maintains the heading into a wind
  3. [n]  a truncated cloth cone mounted on a mast; used (e.g., at airports) to show the direction of the wind
  4. [n]  a funnel-shaped device towed as a target by an airplane
 

DROGUE is a 6 letter word that starts with D.

 

 Synonyms: drogue chute, drogue parachute, sea anchor, sock, wind sleeve, windsock
 
 See Also: chute, constraint, mark, parachute, restraint, ship, target, visual signal

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Drogue\, n. (Naut.)
See {Drag}, n., 6, and {Drag sail}, under {Drag}, n.

 

 

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