anchor cable

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anchor cable

In air transport, a cable in an aircraft to which the parachute static lines or strops are attached.
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The anchor rope passes through the ring so you can you can pull the top rope to take it to the bow, or the bottom rope to position the anchor line toward the stern and tie off to a cleat.
"The spider uses its muscles to wind back the web -- like you use your arms to hold a bowstring -- then holds it in that position till a prey comes into contact with the web," she said -- maintaining tension on its anchor line for hours on end.
Orton tells of a harrowing encounter with a giant manta ray which ran into his anchor line off St.
'The anchor line was cut that made the boat to drift near the rocky shore and eventually went submerged,' the PCG said.
To a mariner, for example, scope is the amount of anchor line let out to keep a vessel from dragging in a storm.
The former passenger ship owned by Cunard subsidiary Anchor Line was part of a trans-Atlantic convoy of 14 vessels.
Situated close to George Square, it is a sister of the Di Maggios restaurant chain and nearby Anchor Line.
The 16,500-ton Tyrrhenia, named after an Italian sea, was built on the Clyde for the Anchor Line, a subsidiary of Cunard.
Anchor Line Partners and Farallon Capital Management, L.L.C.
Each trap was positively buoyant and remained at approximately one meter above the bottom with a mooring line attached to a communal anchor line. The communal anchor line was stretched between a Danforth anchor at the seaward end and a concrete block at the landward end, and a second concrete block was positioned at the midpoint for additional anchorage.
With our boat moored to a static anchor line, we kit up, shuffle on our fins to the diving platform and take to the water one by one.
OR FABRICATE THE FLOOR-MOUNTED ANCHOR LINE SYSTEM FOR STATIC LINE PARACHUTINS OPERATIONS HAS BEEN RASINS FOR YEARS.