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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The club will attempt to boost their meagre finances with a sponsored absail off the Tyne Bridge that weekend involving coach Paul Fletcher.