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guy

a rope, chain, wire, etc., for anchoring an object, such as a radio mast, in position or for steadying or guiding it while being hoisted or lowered

Guy

Buddy, real name George Guy. born 1936, US blues singer and guitarist

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(Russian, leer; from Dutch leier), a rope on a ship used to set fore-and-aft sails, guard deck openings, guard open decks where there are no protective coamings or bulwarks, or suspend hoses while transferring liquid fuel when under way. On modern ships the permanent or movable guard rails consist of metal stanchions at least 1 m high with holes through which two or three guys (manropes) are passed.

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(engineering)
A rope or wire securing a pole, derrick, or similar temporary structure in a vertical position.

guy

A supporting rope, cable, or wire which is anchored at one end and tied to an object or structure in order to stabilize it.
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Stabilise the two ends by making four string guy ropes and attach two to each apex of the frame, then fix into the ground using tent pegs.
Rather than guy ropes, sawdust and candyfloss, you get heady blasts of the popular classics ( Carmen, Carmina Burana and anything else that'll go through a rhythm machine ( plus loads of stage mist and lighting effects.
As a consequence, I faced the ultimate challenge: finding the way to the lavatories at dead of moonless rain-swept night across a field of guy ropes with a severely delicate stomach.
Measuring 240cms x 125cms x 120cms, it also features fibre glass poles and two handy built-in storage pockets, along with guy ropes, pegs and a convenient carrying case, and is now available in four different colours at only pounds 9.
If you can find a public court free in that fortnight, you've done well, but for the rest of the year you could camp out on them and nobody would ever think of pulling up your guy ropes in disgust.
IOM has distributed 44,456 tarpaulins, with guy ropes to around 44,456 households since the start of the influx on 25 August.
He said: "First of all, it is a great idea to hang a couple of rugs over the guy ropes because that way you will always know which teepee is yours when you're coming back from seeing a band.
With the arrival of May 1, the annual routine begins - weather forecasts are carefully consulted on an hourly basis and the ubiquitous green and white-striped canopy meticulously checked for missing guy ropes, lost pegs or suspicious-looking burns from the previous year.
Pictures from the Gazette archive show Boro squads jogging around the streets near Ayresome Park unsupervised and at a leisurely pace while chatting about their new Capris or - incredibly - pounding around Stewart Park and dodging guy ropes while tents were being erected ready for the Cleveland Show.
Think of a tent pole that needs strong, balanced guy ropes to maintain an upright position.