guy rope

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Noun1.guy rope - a cable, wire, or rope that is used to brace something (especially a tent)
bracing, brace - a structural member used to stiffen a framework
collapsible shelter, tent - a portable shelter (usually of canvas stretched over supporting poles and fastened to the ground with ropes and pegs); "he pitched his tent near the creek"
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This operation concluded, they hastily clambered over her sides, sliding down the guy ropes to the ground.
A spokesman said: "e parents/carers/family members/grandparents were informed about the tepee project through our newsletter and 'luggagetype' labels have been sent home so families can contribute their thoughts on 'What makes me happy' and these have been added to the guy rope attached to the tepee.
But it's easier said than done and even before we finished the warm-up - which included a few hits with former world number three David Evans - I was putting the guy rope up on my oxygen tent.
Obviously you'll look bit of an idiot wearing this Coleman CXS+250 BatteryLock Headlamp, but you'll be able to keep both hands free as you weave through the sea of tents - and you'd look an even bigger idiot if you fell over a guy rope and face-planted someone's floral patterned teepee.
Rescuing our over-excited toddler from garrotting himself with a stray guy rope, we moved onto pegging it all down.
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First, though, clean the connecting area of each element with your antenna's guy rope.
Hang from a wooden A frame supported by a guy rope branch or use fence posts instead of trees.
Fracking is no danger to anyone, only if the drillers trip over the guy rope of a tent full of protesters.
It was originally thought an accumulation of ice caused a guy rope to snap which led to the structure collapsing, but a committee of inquiry later attributed it to a vibration caused by steady gusts of wind.
If one guy rope is too tight and the opposite, too long, the pole will move out of position.
It took us an hour and a half to work out the difference between a fly sheet and a guy rope - and a further hour to tease the whole thing into a shape that could remotely be described as "igloo".