parachromatosis par·a·chro·ma·to·sis (pār’ə-krō’mə-tō’sĭs)
[pa-rak-ruh-niz-uh m] /pæˈræk rəˌnɪz əm/ noun 1. a chronological error in which a person, event, etc., is assigned a date later than the actual one. /pəˈrækrəˌnɪzəm/ noun 1. an error in dating, esp by giving too late a date Compare prochronism
[par-uh-shoot] /ˈpær əˌʃut/ noun 1. a folding, umbrellalike, fabric device with cords supporting a harness or straps for allowing a person, object, package, etc., to float down safely through the air from a great height, especially from an aircraft, rendered effective by the resistance of the air that expands it during the descent and reduces […]
- Parachute flare
noun an emergency signal that is attached to or dropped by a parachute after launch Examples A parachute flare is usually quite visible.
noun 1. a parachute opened horizontally from the tail of an airplane upon landing, used as an aid in braking. Also called parabrake. Compare (def 2).