guide rope


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guide rope

n.
A rope fastened to another rope that is lifting a load, used to guide the rope and steady the load.

guide rope

n
1. (Mechanical Engineering) a stay or rope attached to another rope that is lifting a load, either to steady the load or guide the rope
2. (Aeronautics) another name for dragrope2
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Noun1.guide rope - a rope used to guide the movement of the load of a crane
rope - a strong line
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PC Connolley held the woman and kept her above water - but disaster struck when the guide rope snapped.
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"You have to do the Everest dance," Schauer says, describing the process of moving along the guide rope. "You unclip, move, reclip, move.
When the choir Pastorela Chorale sang the 'Gloria in Excelsis Deo,' the lights inside the church were dimmed to give emphasis on the 'kometa' as it glided on a guide rope towards the altar passing through the 12 stars evenly hanging near the ceiling.
On the way out they found the 11th boy with Chris, who had become disorientated after losing grip of the guide rope.
Members of BSAC club Tyneside 114 diving the cannon and laying luminous guide rope at Gun Rocks Nic Faulks
Right: Members of BSAC club Tyneside 114 diving the cannon and laying luminous guide rope at Gun Rocks
Narongsak said rescuers had to tighten a guide rope as part of their preparations for the second phase of the rescue on Monday.
She was putting up a tent when she fell down the cliff while trying to find somewhere to put her guide rope. Attendees at the Pirates versus Zombies event had paid PS65 for the two-day event billed as the "Ultimate Zombie Survival Event".
Her father is the one who makes sure she doesn't plunge to her death, night after night, by controlling the guide rope that is vital to her act - which is performed high above the ground.
I tied a guide rope to the tree and ran it around another tree, so Lara could pull on the rope at a 90-degree angle, thus keeping her out of harm's way.