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(Aeronautics) a line attaching the pack of a parachute to an aircraft, so that the parachute is opened when it has fallen clear of the aircraft
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a line attached to a parachute pack and to an aircraft that opens the parachute automatically once it is outside the aircraft.
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|Noun||1.||static line - a cord used instead of a ripcord to open a parachute; the cord is attached at one end to the aircraft and temporarily attached to the pack of a parachute at the other; it opens the parachute after the jumper is clear of the plane|
cord - a line made of twisted fibers or threads; "the bundle was tied with a cord"
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sangle d'ouverture automatique