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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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The two-hour ``Up Rope'' class teaches beginners how to belay and tie onto a climbing rope.
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An inquest in Llangefni heard that the men, both from Sussex, were attached by a climbing rope when they were discovered the morning after by a lifeboat crew.
Geyser Towers is the only adventure of its kind, combining the challenge of climbing rope nets and the thrill of getting sprayed while laughing with family or friends," said Gerald Rakestraw, vice president and general manager, SMP.
Mrs France then went into her and her husband's bedroom where she found her daughter hanging by a climbing rope attached to a bar used for fitness training.
And there's more at work than the practicalities of learning to sail a boat or fasten a climbing rope securely -including team building, working out problems, learning to put trust in your colleagues and testing your own levels of courage.
A STUDENT hopes to scale a perilous 1,000m high sheer cliff face in Patagonia without the help of a climbing rope.
This giant obstacle course involves climbing rope ladders, walking rope bridges and crawling through wooden tunnels as you traverse 38 thrilling crossings - including one that's 16 metres long.
He plunged 200ft down the gully before his fall was stopped by a climbing rope anchored in the mountain.
runs, workouts at the 24 Hour Fitness during lunchtime, swimming at the Eastside Pool and climbing rope at Twister Gymnastics after work.
Ian, a senior dental officer at the Kinloss air base, used a climbing rope from his car to ensure he could get back out of the water and went to the aid of MS sufferer Ms Rhodes.
M i r f i e l d M e m o r i a l Ground: There is a six metre climbing pyramid and a zip wire, an unusual four-arm spinning swing with a different feature on each arm such as a rope basket and a climbing rope.