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guy

a rope, chain, wire, etc., for anchoring an object, such as a radio mast, in position or for steadying or guiding it while being hoisted or lowered

Guy

Buddy, real name George Guy. born 1936, US blues singer and guitarist

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(Russian, leer; from Dutch leier), a rope on a ship used to set fore-and-aft sails, guard deck openings, guard open decks where there are no protective coamings or bulwarks, or suspend hoses while transferring liquid fuel when under way. On modern ships the permanent or movable guard rails consist of metal stanchions at least 1 m high with holes through which two or three guys (manropes) are passed.

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(engineering)
A rope or wire securing a pole, derrick, or similar temporary structure in a vertical position.

guy

A supporting rope, cable, or wire which is anchored at one end and tied to an object or structure in order to stabilize it.
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But there are no guy ropes or tins of baked beans in sight, for the Serai's luxury runs to sunken pools and a spa.
It will be increasingly windy across the UK with winds strengthening overnight Saturday and through Sunday which could perhaps test the solidarity of some the guy ropes on the festival tents.
The ship sails, and each day is replete with a wide variety of fun-packed activities, which keep up until the guy ropes are tossed ashore at Waikiki.
He has a 10 mega pixel digital camera, which can be raised to a height of 52ft using a 15-metre pneumatic mast, stabilised with guy ropes.
Finally, secure your blinds in place with guy ropes tied to stakes or tree trunks.
A lot of people seem to have grim memories of holidays spent camping in a rain-swept field, surrounded by curious ewes trying to eat the guy ropes.
If you're in an extreme cold and frozen situation, mountain pitons are excellent anchors for guy ropes.
HANG up your tent pegs, throw away the mallet, dispense with the guy ropes.
Blondin walked on steadily, pausing for one brief moment at each point where the guy ropes joined the main cable.
Tenders are invited for Repairs and replacement works of 100 mtr mw masts old, rusted defective guy ropes, link plates, cotter pins , straining screws, guy and mast base insulator etc, if found defective at all india radio, pondicherry as per specification.
The group is also seeking to have all the mast's guy ropes fitted with the deflectors, claiming the current proposal is for them to be only on selected ones.
The ice was a major problem and it formed on the guy ropes and brought the 1,265-foot tower crashing down.