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rope:

see cordagecordage
, collective name for rope and other flexible lines. It is used for such purposes as wrapping, hauling, lifting, and power transmission. Early man used strips of hide, animal hair, and plant materials.
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What does it mean when you dream about a rope?

If we are tied down, a rope can be what we feel is holding us back. If we dream about tying up someone else, it could represent our efforts to restrain ourselves, perhaps holding back desires. (See also Chains).

rope

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(materials)
A long, flexible object which consists of many strands of wire, plastic, or vegetable fiber such as manila.
(ordnance)
A form of confusion reflector consisting of long strips of metal foil, sometimes used with tiny parachutes to reduce the rate of fall.

rope

A strong thick line, comprised of a number of twisted or braided strands of fiber (such as hemp) or of wire (see wire rope).

rope

1. 
a. a fairly thick cord made of twisted and intertwined hemp or other fibres or of wire or other strong material
b. (as modifier): a rope bridge
2. on the ropes Boxing driven against the ropes enclosing the ring by an opponent's attack
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Roper and his attorney, David Glassman, declined to speak with reporters after the brief hearing.
First round: S Thompson and M O'Donovan 21 N Webster and N Portman 14, E Parker and P Bell 21 C and C Hassleby 17, T and C Ness 14 R Lloyd and K Portman 21, A Tattersley and M Pinfield 19 K Hatzer and C Pilling 21, C Newton and N Hughes 19 J Dyson and A Ormsby 21, S Haigh and J Roper 21 M and D Hughes 19, B Hildred and J Marsden 11 D and M Bradshaw 21, P Hallas and W Mitchell 21 A Stephenson and L Drury 14.
Roper went on to design target sights, target guns and accoutrements, as well as write magazine articles and books titled Pistol and Revolver Shooting and co-authored Smith & Wesson Handguns.
The acquisition gives Roper additional scale to pursue acquisitions in the software solutions space," said Brian Jellison, Roper's chief executive, in a statement.
Katherine is serving The Roper Group as a summer marketing intern.
Roper knows people see him on the field and cannot help but wonder how he came to be there.
By the time I could even think of buying more sixguns let alone custom grips both Roper and Kearsarge were gone.