abseiling

(redirected from Absail)

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 seil, from Old High German; akin to Dutch zeel and Old English sāl).]

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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Mark Turnbull from Absail Access puts some final touches to the dome in 1991
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.
But there were several moments when The Fulton family must have wondered if it was worth it.Young son Luke was terrified when it was his turn to absail down a cliff face.
But you have a professional guide with you and we absailed down.