kernmantel rope

World English Dictionary
kernmantel rope (ˈkɜːnˌmæntəl)
 
n
mountaineering a rope made of many straight nylon fibres within a plaited sheath; used for its tensile strength, freedom from twisting, and elasticity
 
[C20: from German Kernmantel, from Kern core + Mantel coat, casing]

Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 10th Edition
2009 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009
Cite This Source
Explore Dictionary.com
Previous Definition: kernite
Next Definition: kernoi
Words Near: kernmantel rope
More from Thesaurus.com
Synonyms and Antonyms for kernmantel rope
More from Reference.com
Search for articles containing kernmantel rope
More from Dictionary.com Translator
Dictionary.com Word FAQs

Dictionary.com presents 366 FAQs, incorporating some of the frequently asked questions from the past with newer queries.

Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature