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towrope

[′tō‚rōp]
(naval architecture)
A hawser of either fiber or wire used for towing a vessel.
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The towropes themselves were F new technology, made of DuPont's recently developed miracle fiber, nylon, superior in strength to conventional rope fibers of the time.
I always check my board, vest, and towrope to make sure that they are not torn or knotted," Jacob says.
Chester Chain Company supplied the towrope, Anwyl Construction provided hi-vis jackets and Denbigh's Emyr Evans the tractor.
A list of winter car kit essentials includes: mobile phone, torch, first-aid kit, blankets, towrope, warm coat and boots, jump leads, shovel, warning triangle and an old sack or rug, or a bag of cat litter, in case you become stuck on snowy roads and need extra tyre traction.
Police think Walker, who had a conviction for ABH after he tried to strangle his ex-wife, choked nine-year-old Stacey with a towrope and may have sexually abused her before hanging himself from a nearby tree.
employees put a Model T frame on skids, hitched a towrope to the front end and pulled the frame along until axles and wheels were put on.
We watched eyes-wide as he ran in, presumably to unhook the towrope.
A DRUM kit, bird-scarer, cuddly toy and a towrope are among some of the more unusual stolen goods going under the hammer for charity.
Symbolically the voices at a powhiri can represent the towrope of a canoe, dragging the visitors to dry, safe ground.
Outdoor recreation or the marina is also a good place to rent life vests, skis and a towrope for a reasonable price.
As I learned, the towrope had parted and snapped back, hitting me in the face.
Connected behind each transport plane by a towrope was a high-wing motorless aircraft loaded with highly trained paratroopers.