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Noun: drogue  drowg
  1. A funnel-shaped device towed as a target by an aeroplane
  2. A truncated cloth cone mounted on a mast; used (e.g., at airports) to show the direction of the wind
    - windsock, wind sock, sock, air sock, air-sleeve, wind sleeve, wind cone
  3. Restraint consisting of a canvas covered frame that floats behind a vessel; prevents drifting or maintains the heading into a wind
    - sea anchor
  4. A parachute used to decelerate an object that is moving rapidly
    - drogue chute, drogue parachute

Derived forms: drogues

Type of: chute, constraint, mark, parachute, restraint, target, visual signal

Part of: ship

Encyclopedia: Drogue