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 seil, from Old High German; akin to Dutch zeel and Old English sāl).]

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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Speaking after his successful descent, Ryan Jones said: Ive done some daft and frightening things over the years but abseiling the BT Tower is certainly up there.
New for 2016, the Abseiling Adventure, in conjunction with Pinpoint Adventure, was the first National Trust organised event of its kind.
Parkinson's UK held their abseil event on Saturday at The St David's Hotel and Spa in Cardiff Bay which saw 41 brave people taking on the challenge of abseiling down the hotel's facade in order to raise money for the charity.
Over 100 people will be abseiling down Three Brindley Place for Little Hearts Matter and Edward's Trust on June 8.
BRAVE: Lord Mayor Gary Millar will be abseiling down the Royal Liverpool hospital blindfolded to raise awareness of sight loss
On Sunday, March 24, we had over 100 people abseiling to raise funds for Disability North, Children's Foundation, Christian Aid, Outpost Housing and Escape Family Support.
AN elderly woman pensioner has died while abseiling down the side of a hospital.
Nick, senior partner at Button Legal, in Warwick Road, Coventry, was among a group abseiling down the Wesleyan building in Birmingham on March 10, to raise money for Acorns Childrens Hospice.
The two instructors from Full On who run the castle's abseiling events were a great laugh and made me feel very comfortable and eased my fears.
Miss Broadbent said: " I love testing my strength - and what better way to do it than abseiling 197ft down Baitings Dam and at the same time raising much needed funds for the British Red Cross.
The Central News anchorman helped lawyers and their, clients, contractors and suppliers raise almost pounds 15,000 by abseiling from the roof of their offices at 115 Colmore Row.
Dreamflight Bahrain co-ordinator Debbie Beedie said previous experience in abseiling was not a requirement, since the event would be managed by a team of professional outward-bound specialists, being flown in from the UK.