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Variant of carabiner.


(Mountaineering) mountaineering a metal clip with a spring for attaching to a piton, belay, etc. Also called: snaplink or krab
[shortened from German Karabinerhaken, literally: carbine hook, that is, one used to attach carbines to a belt]


or kar•a•bi•ner

(ˌkær əˈbi nər)

a D-shaped ring with a spring catch on one side, used for fastening ropes in mountaineering.
[1915–20; < Austrian German Karabiner]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.karabiner - an oblong metal ring with a spring clipkarabiner - an oblong metal ring with a spring clip; used in mountaineering to attach a rope to a piton or to connect two ropes
fastening, holdfast, fastener, fixing - restraint that attaches to something or holds something in place
hoop, ring - a rigid circular band of metal or wood or other material used for holding or fastening or hanging or pulling; "there was still a rusty iron hoop for tying a horse"
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It would later be renamed Karabiner 43--"Carbine 43" in 1944, although differences between the two rifles were negligible.
Norwegians who served with the Waffen SS on the Eastern Front were equipped with standard German weapons including the Mauser Karabiner 98k, Sturmgewehr 44, Maschinengewehr 34 and 42, Maschinenpistole 40 and various 9mm and 7,65mm pistols.
The "K" in K98k stands for karabiner which translates into English as "short rifle.
The bar describing the circular arc has a strap with a protection karabiner.
The inserts will be produced on a 3D printer live on the BOY stand, before being installed in a mould holder on a BOY XS injection moulding machine for the production of karabiner hooks (a coupling link with a safety closure) made of diverse materials.
With three different attachment options available, including Karabiner, Velcro or Belt Clip, Retractors can be secured to most types of clothing, work belts or bags, and a quick-disconnect universal end fitting makes it easy to switch out tools and belongings.
The Rope-Mate can easily and safely be removed or installed at any point on the rope without the need to remove the device from the karabiner connected to its attachment point, therefore reducing the risk of an accidental drop.
This operation was easily performed on Gewehr 98 and Karabiner 98k rifles.
Andy, who runs his own security company Green Karabiner, has been preparing for the gruelling task ahead by putting in a minimum of 12 hours of regular running and gym work a week, ready for the race start on April 7.
It consists of a wrap around strap with a strong aluminum spring activated karabiner clip that can be used to carry items on the front tubing of a wheelchair's frame.
Each model of the Rebel SRL has a fall indicator karabiner.
Leakproof vacuum bottle with a karabiner, storing warmth/coldness for 24 hours, CHF 17.