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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

[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.

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 machine takes eight men to fire it, with a team of four or five pulling the rope down to create momentum.
Members of the line rescue team based at Coulby Newham put a team member and rope down to Matthew.
It was great someone took notice and, of course we know it all, but now that the bells have been rung, and Scott Brown has won, it will be interesting to see if, with the region's increased status, we will now get our chance to chime in occasionally in the belfry of state politics, or go back to doing the hard work, pulling the rope down below.
WHILE Duran Duran earned their money for old rope down the road, another 80s legend was also in town, doing something altogether more unexpected.
He said: "It took some time to get the first rope down to the boat.
Ten minutes later, as I stood among the other ringers yanking my rope down as hard as I could and promptly hitting myself on the head with it, he must have been eating his words.
Good chap, now keep your pecker up, we're going to lower a rope down for you.
Then it was a case of making sure he was secure and lowering a safety rope down for the people carrying the board to grip on to.
Potter was described as someone who worked at being a character by doing such things as leading a bull by a rope down the street, according to the Telegraph.