What does going down the chute mean?
What is the meaning of Shute?
: a quick descent (as in a river) : rapid. : an inclined plane, sloping channel, or passage down or through which things may pass : slide.
What is the difference between Shute and chute?
A chute is (1) a trough, tube, or channel through which things may pass; (2) a waterfall; and (3) a parachute. For any of these uses, shoot (which has numerous definitions of its own) is a misspelling of chute. Shute, meanwhile, is only a name.
Does chute mean parachute?
A chute is a sloping channel things move down along. It comes from the French word for “to fall.” But if you are a shipper of Chinese groceries you could shoot cans of bamboo shoots down a chute to the loading dock. “Chute” is also short for “parachute,” but people rarely misspell it in that sense.May 31, 2016
Where does the word chute come from?
chute (n. 1)
past participle of cheoir "to fall," from Latin cadere"to fall," from PIE root *kad- "to fall." Meaning "inclined tube, trough" is from 1804; that of "narrow passage for cattle, etc." first recorded 1871.Dec 11, 2017
Is Shute a Scrabble word?
SHUTE is a valid scrabble word.
Is Shute a Wordle word?
Yes, shute is a 5 letter word and it is a valid Wordle word.
What comes down the pike?
If you say something is coming down the pike, that means it's going to happen sometime soon.Apr 23, 2017
What does its about to go down mean?
Yes, that is the meaning, it would originally have been used in a criminal environment, but now it just means something is about to happen or start, usually a party or a meeting of friends.Jul 17, 2015