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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).

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rope

[rōp]
(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.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

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).
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

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
Collins Discovery Encyclopedia, 1st edition © HarperCollins Publishers 2005
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The Bethan Roper Trust will be launched at an event held in September.
On 24 February this year Bishop June Osborne came to our church to rededicate the building, and to launch a Frank Roper Centre, with a small exhibition about his work.
Completely Fairly well Not too Not at all satisfied satisfied satisfied satisfied 1973 Roper G1K-NOP 50% 40% 6% 3% 1976 Roper G1K-NOP 52 38 6 2 1979 Roper G1K-NOP 50 42 5 2 1980 Roper G1K-NOP 45 46 7 1 1983 Roper G1K-NOP 48 43 6 2 1988 Roper G1K-NOP 41 49 6 2 1991 Roper G1K-NOP 41 49 5 2 1994 Roper G1K-NOP 37 49 10 2 1996 Roper G1K-NOP 37 50 9 3 1999 Roper G1K-NOP 40 46 9 4 2001 Roper G1K-NOP 39 50 8 2 The Boss
When it comes to Kearsarge custom grips we do know that Wendell pre-dated Roper as he started making grips in the 1920s establishing Kearsarge Woodcrafters in the 1930s in New Hampshire in sight of the Kearsarge Mountain.
Roper's hearing is scheduled for Tuesday in Middlesex County Superior Court in New Brunswick.
First is the argument that the industry supports a best interest standard, "just not the apparently fatally flawed best interest standard you've put forward here," Roper told DOL officials.
Roper has over 14 years of financial services experience as a commercial and consumer lender, branch manager and loan review officer.
"The emergence of Roper Technologies highlights our evolution over several years," said Brian Jellison, Chairman, President and CEO of Roper Technologies, Inc.
Roper, of Georgia, isn't named as a defendant but is facing criminal charges.
By the time I could even think of buying more sixguns--let alone custom grips--both Roper and Kearsarge were gone.