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prus·ik

(prŭs′ək)
n.
1. A knot used to attach a loop of rope to a fixed, larger-diameter rope in such a way that the loop slides freely along the larger rope when not under load but binds up when a load is applied.
2. A loop featuring such a knot.

[After Karl Prusik (1896-1961), Austrian mountaineer who introduced the knot.]
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prusik

(ˈprʌsɪk)
n
(Mountaineering) Also: prusik knot a sliding knot that locks under pressure and can be used to form a loop (prusik loop) in which a climber can place his foot in order to stand or ascend a rope
vb (intr) , -siks, -siking or -siked
(Mountaineering) to climb (up a standing rope) using prusik loops
[C20: named after Dr Prusik, Austrian climber who devised the knot]
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prusik


Past participle: prusiked
Gerund: prusiking

Imperative
prusik
prusik
Present
I prusik
you prusik
he/she/it prusiks
we prusik
you prusik
they prusik
Preterite
I prusiked
you prusiked
he/she/it prusiked
we prusiked
you prusiked
they prusiked
Present Continuous
I am prusiking
you are prusiking
he/she/it is prusiking
we are prusiking
you are prusiking
they are prusiking
Present Perfect
I have prusiked
you have prusiked
he/she/it has prusiked
we have prusiked
you have prusiked
they have prusiked
Past Continuous
I was prusiking
you were prusiking
he/she/it was prusiking
we were prusiking
you were prusiking
they were prusiking
Past Perfect
I had prusiked
you had prusiked
he/she/it had prusiked
we had prusiked
you had prusiked
they had prusiked
Future
I will prusik
you will prusik
he/she/it will prusik
we will prusik
you will prusik
they will prusik
Future Perfect
I will have prusiked
you will have prusiked
he/she/it will have prusiked
we will have prusiked
you will have prusiked
they will have prusiked
Future Continuous
I will be prusiking
you will be prusiking
he/she/it will be prusiking
we will be prusiking
you will be prusiking
they will be prusiking
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been prusiking
you have been prusiking
he/she/it has been prusiking
we have been prusiking
you have been prusiking
they have been prusiking
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been prusiking
you will have been prusiking
he/she/it will have been prusiking
we will have been prusiking
you will have been prusiking
they will have been prusiking
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been prusiking
you had been prusiking
he/she/it had been prusiking
we had been prusiking
you had been prusiking
they had been prusiking
Conditional
I would prusik
you would prusik
he/she/it would prusik
we would prusik
you would prusik
they would prusik
Past Conditional
I would have prusiked
you would have prusiked
he/she/it would have prusiked
we would have prusiked
you would have prusiked
they would have prusiked
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