towrope


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towrope

(ˈtəʊˌrəʊp)
n
a rope or cable used for towing a vehicle or vessel. Also called: towline
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.towrope - (nautical) a rope used in towingtowrope - (nautical) a rope used in towing  
sailing, seafaring, navigation - the work of a sailor
line - something (as a cord or rope) that is long and thin and flexible; "a washing line"
Translations

towrope

[ˈtəʊrəʊp] Nremolque m, cable m de remolque; (on canal) → sirga f

towrope

[ˈtəʊrəʊp] ncâble m de remorquagetow truck n (US)dépanneuse f

towrope

[ˈtəʊˌrəʊp] n(cavo da) rimorchio
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and began to argue about whether the silly girls had braked, the driver accelerated, the towrope had been faulty or the knot badly tied .
Or, if you fly into Newark like I do, you're waiting for a towrope to pull you up to the gate so you can get off the damn plane after a 14-hour flight from Narita.
That's why I placed a towrope, a long-handled shovel and a hatchet in the back of my Cherokee Trailhawk 4x4.
Most of my memories of learning to ski involved being with my dad, starting up the towrope on the bunny hill, secured between his skis.
Machado drags the blind over land and tows it with a handle made of 1/2-inch diameter Nylon towrope and a 1 1/2-inch diameter water pipe insulation foam cylinder taped together with black friction tape.
Attracting approximately 13,000 spectators in 2012, Arctic Man is one of the world's toughest downhill ski races: The skier begins at a summit elevation of 5,800 feet and drops 1,700 feet in less than two miles to the bottom of a narrow canyon, where he meets up with his snowmobiling partner, on the go, who pulls the skier with a towrope 2.
I hooked Dad's bow onto the towrope and began the climb to the top.
Ceremonial Flight Wingtip to wingtip, tiled arrow of arrows, they shriek as one beast rearing at the sun, then fan out to possess the sky and slice it into segments, which they would haul to earth using each puffed white contrail as a towrope and serve up steaming to the airshow crowd-- would if they could, these six young warrior pilots invited upward as dust on the air or milk drops threading through a glass of water, refracting stealthy rays that will engulf them in a harsh light that cannot be contained in any one cockpit or hemisphere.
The knife and scissors cut the towrope successfully in the time allotted for all 29 subjects.
Just like waterskiing, the person holds on to a towrope.