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descent down a nearly vertical surface by using a doubled rope that is coiled around the body and attached to some higher point abseil
person who descends down a nearly vertical face by using a doubled rope that is wrapped around the body and attached to some high point abseiler
widely distributed brown or black North American salamander with vertical yellowish blotches Ambystoma tigrinum , tiger salamander
frogfishes; tropical spiny-finned marine fishes having large nearly vertical mouths; related to toadfishes and anglers Antennariidae , family Antennariidae
curved shape in the vertical plane that spans an opening arch
azimuth of a celestial body is the angle between the vertical plane containing it and the plane of the meridian AZ , azimuth
raised vertical board with basket attached; used to play basketball backboard , basketball backboard
code consisting of a series of vertical bars of variable width that are scanned by a laser; printed on consumer product packages to identify the item for a computer that provides the price and registers inventory information bar code , Universal Product Code
vertical line before the accented beat marking the boundary between musical bars bar line
any of 4 vertical supports at the corners of a bedstead bedpost
property of being symmetrical about a vertical plane bilateralism , bilaterality , bilateral symmetry
vertical surface on which information can be displayed to public view board , display board , display panel
vertical bars attached to a bumper to prevent locking bumpers with another vehicle bumper guard
(dressage) a vertical jump of a trained horse with a kick of the hind legs at the top of the jump capriole
windlass rotated in a horizontal plane around a vertical axis; used on ships for weighing anchor or raising heavy sails capstan
wooden armchair with a saddle seat and a low back that has vertical spindles captain's chair
chalked string used in the building trades to make a straight line on a vertical surface chalk line , snapline , snap line
vertical flue that provides a path through which smoke from a fire is carried away through the wall or roof of a building chimney
vertical glass tube used in column chromatography; a mixture is poured in the top and washed through a stationary substance where components of the mixture are adsorbed selectively to form colored bands chromatography column , column
vertical space available to allow easy passage under something clearance , headroom , headway
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