abseiling

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ab·seil

 (äp′zīl′, -sīl′, ăb′-)
intr.v. ab·seiled, ab·seil·ing, ab·seils
To rappel.

[German abseilen : ab, down, off; see ablaut + Seil, rope (from Middle High German, from Old High German).]

abseiling

(ˈæbseɪlɪŋ)
n
Brit the practice of descending a steep slope by a rope secured from above and coiled around one's body
Translations

abseiling

[ˈæbsaɪlɪŋ] N (Brit) (Sport) → rappel m

abseiling

[ˈæbseɪlɪŋ] ndiscesa a corda doppia
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From surfing to scuba diving, absailing to orienteering, the opportunities for adventure sports in the North West are countless.
We are going to be canoeing, swimming, hiking, absailing and rehearsing and performing talent shows, which should be great fun.
For a small fee there is a range of exciting adventure sports, including the exhilarating zip wires, kayaking, go-karting, archery, absailing, snorkelling and quad biking.
As well as raft-building, absailing, canoeing and hiking, participants concentrate on a range of team-building skills.
And he's throwing himself into a bungee jump, absailing down the tallest building in New Zealand, trekking snake infested forests - or flooring himself in an Olympian level triathlon.
Team representatives will also be absailing down the side of the Europa for the Rape Crisis & Sexual Abuse Centre next month.
Are you one of the lads who's absailing down the hotel for charity later today?
A bumper crowd, the division's third highest of the day at 8,391, saw mascot Cyril the Swan kick-start proceedings by absailing down one of the floodlights.
Contestants in River Deep, Mountain High (BBC1) had to take part in a gruelling 36-hour endurance test which involved everything from hiking and biking to absailing and canoeing.
Others have been given absailing equipment so they can descend on the OUTSIDE of the ground, bypassing the perilous stairs, in the event of an emergency.