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zip·line

also zip-line  (zĭp′līn′)
n.
A transportation system or piece of recreation equipment consisting of a cable stretched between points of different elevations, a pulley, and a harness or bar for attaching a rider, who moves by gravity.

zip′line′ v.
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Summary: The new cables are part of phase two of the pioneering zipline extended over the Jebel Jais.
Summary: The Bulgarian player admitted he was nervous before attempting the world's longest urban zipline
Right-wing NGO Elad has been approved by the municipality to proceed with the initial construction stage of a new 784-metre long zipline over occupied-East Jerusalem.
Thrillseekers can race each other on two zipline cables from the top of Jebel Jais Mountain (jebeljais.
This is the breathtaking moment thrill-seekers hurtled through the sky on the world's longest zipline at speeds of up to nearly 100 miles an hour.
I had driven about 200 kilometres from Dubai to try the newly-launched world's longest zipline.
Delivery of the zipline, which features a steel cable weighing more than six tonnes and is suspended 1,680 m above sea level, had been in the planning phase for over a year, said the statement from RAKTDA.
HH Sheikh Ahmad bin Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimiwas the first to trial the new zipline this morning, following the official certification by Guinness World Records.
Ras Al Khaimah has achieved a Guinness World Record with its latest adventure tourism product - Jebel Jais Flight: The World's Longest Zipline.
A Silicon Valley-based company called Zipline is behind the initiative.
One of the speakers at the event was the CEO of Zipline, which operates the world's first drone delivery network for blood transfusions and emergency medicine in a partnership with the government of Rwanda.
The Honourable Diane Lebouthillier, Minister of National Revenue and Member of Parliament for GaspesieLes Iles-de-la-Madeleine, acting on behalf of the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development and Minister responsible for CED, announced that Geoparc de Perce has been granted $261,150 in financial assistance, in the form of a non-repayable contribution, to set up a zipline between lookouts 1 and 3 on Mont Sainte-Anne.