Jumaring - definition of Jumaring by The Free Dictionary
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ju·mar (jo͞o′mär) n.
A device used in ascending a fixed rope, having a springloaded cam that grips the rope when weight is applied but allows free movement upwards when the load is lifted.
Formerly a trademark.] ju′mar v. jumar ( ˈdʒuːmə) n
(Mountaineering) Also called:
jumar clamp a clamp with a handle that can move freely up a rope on which it is clipped but locks when downward pressure is applied vb
(Mountaineering) to climb up a fixed rope using jumars
[C20: Swiss name]
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