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Drogue   Listen
noun
Drogue  n.  
1.
(Naut.) See Drag, n., 6, and Drag sail, under Drag, n.
2.
A small parachute dragged behind a vehicle as a means of stabilizing it, or deployed first so as to assist opening of a larger parachute.
3.
A funnel-shaped attachment at the end of a hose suspended from a tanker airplane in flight, to which the probe of another airplane may connect, so as to complete a connecting hose line through which fuel may be transferred from the tanker to the following airplane. It is used for in-flight refueling.






Collaborative International Dictionary of English 0.48








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Words linked to "Drogue" :   sock, chute, target, drogue parachute, drogue chute, sea anchor, visual signal, restraint, wind sock, wind sleeve



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