towrope


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towrope

(ˈtəʊˌrəʊp)
n
a rope or cable used for towing a vehicle or vessel. Also called: towline
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.towrope - (nautical) a rope used in towingtowrope - (nautical) a rope used in towing  
sailing, seafaring, navigation - the work of a sailor
line - something (as a cord or rope) that is long and thin and flexible; "a washing line"
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Translations

towrope

[ˈtəʊrəʊp] Nremolque m, cable m de remolque; (on canal) → sirga f
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

towrope

[ˈtəʊrəʊp] ncâble m de remorquagetow truck n (US)dépanneuse f
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

towrope

[ˈtəʊˌrəʊp] n(cavo da) rimorchio
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
References in periodicals archive ?
A truck was towing the crane when the towrope broke, sending it careering into the concrete barrier, Un Sophanarith, Peamro district deputy police chief in charge of traffic, told The Post on Wednesday.
In this water sport, a person is pulled behind a boat while holding on to a towrope, like a water skier.
The owner of the wreck responded by leaping out of the car with a yell of "What I want to know is, whose fault was it?" and began to argue about whether the silly girls had braked, the driver accelerated, the towrope had been faulty or the knot badly tied ...
4) Free Advice: Bring sunglasses, sunscreen and a wide brimmed hat, raincoat, rubber boots and a towrope!
Or, if you fly into Newark like I do, you're waiting for a towrope to pull you up to the gate so you can get off the damn plane after a 14-hour flight from Narita.
That's why I placed a towrope, a long-handled shovel and a hatchet in the back of my Cherokee Trailhawk 4x4.
Most of my memories of learning to ski involved being with my dad, starting up the towrope on the bunny hill, secured between his skis.
Machado drags the blind over land and tows it with a handle made of 1/2-inch diameter Nylon towrope and a 1 1/2-inch diameter water pipe insulation foam cylinder taped together with black friction tape.
Attracting approximately 13,000 spectators in 2012, Arctic Man is one of the world's toughest downhill ski races: The skier begins at a summit elevation of 5,800 feet and drops 1,700 feet in less than two miles to the bottom of a narrow canyon, where he meets up with his snowmobiling partner, on the go, who pulls the skier with a towrope 2.25 miles uphill-the two then separate and the skier goes over the side of the second mountain and drops another 1,200 feet to the finish line.
I experimented with differing lengths of towrope. The only important factor seemed to be ensuring that the bag floated clear of the wake created by my swimming stroke.