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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June Grimes, of Crisis Skylight Newcastle, said: "Both abseiling and parachute jumps are exciting opportunities to do something truly fearless and achieve a personal goal.
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Joy Cartwright event fund-raiser, said: "Participants will have the opportunity of abseiling this building which has been the starting place for so many wonderful careers and the venue for so many unforgettable performances.
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DAREDEVIL OAP John Hatton has made history by abseiling down the 220ft high Wallace Monument - at the age of 87
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DAREDEVILS of all ages took the plunge in glorious sunshine at the weekend, abseiling over 100 feet down Wirral's Leasowe lighthouse to raise money for Marie Curie Cancer.
fancy dress Furkh Usman in his sandwich suit and the impressive Baitings Dam (right) where his abseiling test awaits him A MAN who is to hurl himself over a 200ft-high dam wall is not a sandwich short of a picnic.
DAREDEVIL women ditched their Mothers' Day breakfast in bed for a spot of abseiling.