rope

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Philippine banana tree having leafstalks that yield Manila hemp used for rope and paper etc abaca , Manila hemp , Musa textilis
fiber for rope abaca , manila , manila hemp , sisal
descent down a nearly vertical surface by using a doubled rope that is coiled around the body and attached to some higher point abseil
rope, lower oneself with 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
ladder, rope accommodation ladder , Jacob's ladder
acrobat who performs in the air (as on a rope or trapeze) aerialist
Mexican or West Indian plant with large fleshy leaves yielding a stiff fiber used in e.g. rope Agave sisalana , sisal
hitch used for temporarily tying a rope to the middle of another rope (or to an eye) becket bend , sheet bend , weaver's hitch , weaver's knot
mountain climber at end of rope, to secure belay
rope on pin or cleat, secure a belay
something to which a mountain climber's rope can be secured belay
wood or metal bar to which a rope can be secured (as on a ship or in mountain climbing) belaying pin
rope, middle or slack part of bight
rope's loop bight
loop in a rope bight
middle part of a slack rope (as distinguished from its ends) bight
pulley blocks with associated rope or cable block and tackle
simple machine consisting of a wheel with a groove in which a rope can run to change the direction or point of application of a force applied to the rope block , pulley , pulley-block
seat consisting of a board and a rope; used while working aloft or over the side of a ship boatswain's chair , bosun's chair
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