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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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In the story, Pa made a climbing rope and fixed it to the tree with this knot:.
The two-hour ``Up Rope'' class teaches beginners how to belay and tie onto a climbing rope.
The ideal trees are those that can hold up to eight independent climbing ropes.
He said the climbing rope and harness were intended to help Derbyshire climb trees and scale cliffs to access nests.
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.
They found one body then traced the other man with the connecting climbing rope.
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.
All hanging pieces unhook, are easy to replace with climbing rope, swing, rings.
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.
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.