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Variant of carabiner.
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(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]
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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]
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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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Some Infanteriegewehr 98 and Karabiner 98AZ Mausers had been obtained as reparations from Germany after WWI and in the 1920s Romania purchased a quantity of 7,9mm Fusil Modele 1924 Mausers from Fabrique Nationale in Belgium.
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An ALFA Special Karabiner boltaction, single-shot rifle ?A Bettinsoli double barrel 12 bore shotgun A bullet was found in the chamber of the pistol when it was recovered during Operation SINK.
The "K" in K98k stands for karabiner which translates into English as "short rifle." However, the "G" in G33/40 stands for gewehr and translates into "rifle." Truth is, size-wise the two are not radically different although barrel length for the K98k is about 4 inches longer than the G33/40's 19.29 inches.
The bar describing the circular arc has a strap with a protection karabiner. Almost all the Cadillac bars have small screws to which the 10 types of springs can be attached.
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.