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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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Soon the Buckley children were scampering up the climbing rope. Pa attempted to teach the children some calisthenics until he started getting short of breath.
In the complex world of rock climbing jargon, climbing "free," does not mean without a climbing rope as a safety net.
Previous trials have seen other celebs in the televised camp facing their fears, with peer Lord Brocket overcoming his fear of heights by climbing rope ladders and glamour model Jordan and ex-footballer Neil `Razor' Ruddock braving a test in which they donned helmets which were filled with creepy crawlies, including cockroaches and spiders.
Then they use the thin line to feed the climbing rope up and over the branch.
Graham had actually invested in a proper climbing rope and so, like two mini Scouse versions of Edmund Hilary and Sherpa Tensing, the heroes of Everest, we aimed for the top until a thunderstorm turned the rock into a slippery and treacherous waterfall.
Kenneth Stanley Wood, 79, of Causeway Crescent, Linthwaite, was discovered by neighbour Katherine Childs on January 2, 2011 hanging from a climbing rope attached to the banister.
A STUDENT hopes to start his bid to scale a perilous 1,000m cliff face in Patagonia without the help of a climbing rope today.
He said the climbing rope and harness were intended to help Derbyshire climb trees and scale cliffs to access nests.
He had been tied by a climbing rope to Ms Stickler and they both fell together.
Two body-wrecking falls, the last into a crevasse after his partner had no choice but to cut their climbing rope, should have killed him.
Mr Mark Lane, a close friend of Mr Picken's from Birmingham-based Cave and Crag Club of which he was a member, said: "If we needed someone at the end of a climbing rope when in trouble it would be Andy.