drag rope

drag rope

[′drag ‚rōp]
(aerospace engineering)
A long, heavy rope carried in the basket of a balloon and permitted to hang over the side and drag on the ground in order to lighten the basket.
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Tenders are invited for Repairing Of Drag Rope Tray And Dust Collector Of Drag Drum Of 24/96 Krishna Dragline.
The "Z" drag rope system for rescue - including all the knots, ropes, hardware, techniques and strategies needed - will be covered in a hands-on, land-based workshop scheduled for 5:30 p.
The vest's tree attachment strap doubles as a deer drag -- a handy feature should you forget to pack your drag rope.
But as he landed, he grabbed hold of the mane like it was a drag rope and he yelled, "How do you want to be dead, from the front hoofs or the hind?
Tenders are invited for Repairing/rethreading of hole of drag rope clamp in rope drum of 24/96 krishna dragline.
Tenders are invited for Cleaning of dust from dragtray and fitting of wooden plank in side the drag rope tray of 24/96 gaurav and saurav draglines of bina project.
It reported: "On the gun being fired, a large number of persons hurried to the Esplanade to render every possible assistance and when the boat and supporting truck were pulled clear of the boathouse, scores of willing hands seized the drag ropes and commenced upon the deplorably long tow between that building and the nearest incline to the beach.