Absail - definition of Absail by The Free Dictionary
abseiling (redirected from Absail)
ab·seil (äp′zīl′, -sīl′, ăb′-)
intr.v. ab·seiled, ab·seil·ing, ab·seils
, down, off
; see ablaut
(from Middle High German seil
, from Old High German; akin to Dutch zeel
and Old English sāl
Brit the practice of descending a steep slope by a rope secured from above and coiled around one's body
abseiling [ˈæbsaɪlɪŋ] N
) → rappel m
References in periodicals archive
It was reported that a police patrol car travelled to the top of the cliff where Spanish cops prepared to absail
down to save him.
The club will attempt to boost their meagre finances with a sponsored absail
off the Tyne Bridge that weekend involving coach Paul Fletcher.
The team also plans to absail
down a skyscraper in Hong Kong in the coming weeks.