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n.1.(Naut.) A rope used for hoisting and lowering a topmast, and for other purposes.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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The challenger to NXT's top gold channeled moments some of WWE's most iconic stars' matches: a figure-four submission on the ring post in the style of Bret Hart and top-rope hangman ala Randy Savage among them - not to mention Hogan's ultimate finisher, the leg drop.
Some instruction in belaying is required for using the top-rope walls without a staff member.
BEST TRICK ON JERRY'S WALL - Evan's top-rope dump truck shows up in the finale, but Madars also did a fakie rock on it.
Jey managed to escape, and the SmackDown Tag Team Champs got the pinfall after several superkicks and a top-rope splash.
Children learn to use a climbing harness, boulder and top-rope safety, and how to solve problems.
Standing at 12.5 metres, the main lead wall has been developed for climbers of all abilities with a variety of angles from steep walls to easy corners, spread over 27 climbing lines, split between lead climbing and top-rope climbs.
[17] reported [??][O.sub.2] of 41.3 [+ or -] 4.9 mL x [kg.sup.-1] x [min.sup.-1] during top-rope climbing and bouldering at self-selected speed and near-maximal difficulty (79 [+ or -] 11% of the running maximum, 52.2 [+ or -] 5.1 mL x [kg.sup.-1] x [min.sup.-1]).
In agreement with these findings, Hardy and Hutchinson (2007) identified significantly elevated anxiety levels for lead climbing when compared with top-rope climbing.
Techniques and tools discussed include natural anchors, passive chocks, mechanical chocks, fixed gear, knots, belay anchors, top-rope anchors, and rappel anchors.
The three-hour show will include tag and solo matches and an over-the- top-rope Rumble.