guide rope


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guide rope

n.
A rope fastened to another rope that is lifting a load, used to guide the rope and steady the load.

guide rope

n
1. (Mechanical Engineering) a stay or rope attached to another rope that is lifting a load, either to steady the load or guide the rope
2. (Aeronautics) another name for dragrope2
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Noun1.guide rope - a rope used to guide the movement of the load of a crane
rope - a strong line
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She was putting up a tent when she fell down the cliff while trying to find somewhere to put her guide rope.
Her father is the one who makes sure she doesn't plunge to her death, night after night, by controlling the guide rope that is vital to her act - which is performed high above the ground.
A guide rope gave them a clear corridor to the pavilion steps.
I tied a guide rope to the tree and ran it around another tree, so Lara could pull on the rope at a 90-degree angle, thus keeping her out of harm's way.
We use a guide rope stretched across the water to keep the boat on course above the path of the bore," Kelly explained.
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You need electrical skills, aesthetic skills, patience and a head for heights," says Yildiz, 54, who unfurls long cables of light bulbs which he suspends from a guide rope stretching to a matching minaret.
I'd rather take a butt chewing than have someone squished under a 300-pound hoist, 820-pound POD, or even hit in the face with a guide rope.
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The swim is less than 25m and will be supported by safety kayaks and a guide rope.
The police spokesman added: "Initial investigation at the scene indicates the victim was assisting in unloading the 1,700lb pipe from a flatbed tractor trailer and was holding a guide rope while the pipe was being lifted by an excavator with steel cables and hooks.