A steep incline or passage, typically a vertical or near-vertical one, down which objects can slide or be made to slide.
From french word "chute" which means fall, it is first recorded in the 17th century.
- The skier took the chute down the mountain.
- The chute was used to load the coal into the ship.
- The water flowed down the chute into the pool.
- The workers rode down the chute to the bottom of the mine.
- The kids slid down the chute at the playground.