Hemp

Rope used for flying systems.

HEMP

high-altitude electromagnetic pulse

hemp

  1. a plant fiber
  2. any plant of the genus Cannabis; a coarse bushy annual with palmate leaves and clusters of small green flowers; yields tough fibers and narcotic drugs
  3. a rope that is used by a hangman to execute persons who have been condemned to death by hanging

Hemp

Bask fiber of the hemp plant, similar to linen. Coarser fibers are used for making twine; finer fibers for weaving fabric. Hemp is often combined with other fibers, for a more comfortable fabric. Resists easing, frays and wrinkles in handling.
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Hemp

Hemp (from Old English hænep) is a commonly used term for high-growing varieties of the Cannabis plant and its products, which include fiber, oil, and seed. Hemp is refined into products such as hemp seed foods, hemp oil, wax, resin, rope, cloth, pulp, paper, and fuel. Other variants of the herb Cannabis sativa are widely used as a drug, commonly...
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HEMP

High Explosive Multi-Purpose
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Hemp

• (n.) The fiber of the skin or rind of the plant, prepared for spinning. The name has also been extended to various fibers resembling the true hemp. • (n.) A plant of the genus Cannabis (C. sativa), the fibrous skin or bark of which is used for making cloth and cordage. The name is also applied to various other plants yielding fiber.Hemp...
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hemp

<botany> Cannabis sativa, a plant native to Asia. The term hemp may refer to the tall, coarse plant itself or to the coarse, tough fibre from the plant, which can be used to make rope, fabric, etc. ... The word is also used to refer to any drug derived from this plant, such as marijuana and/or hashish. ... (09 Oct 1997) ...
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hemp

(species Cannabis sativa), plant of the family Cannabaceae and its fibre, one of the bast fibre group. The plant is also grown for its seed, which ... [9 related articles]
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Hemp

Hemp (hĕmp) noun [ Middle English hemp , Anglo-Saxon henep , hænep ; akin to Dutch hennep , Old High German hanaf , German hanf , Icelandic hampr , Danish hamp , Swedish hampa , Latin cannabis , cannabum , Greek ...
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Hemp

>A coarse, durable bast fiber obtained from the inner bark of the hemp plant. Used primarily in twines and cordages, and most recently apparel.
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Hemp

A fiber obtained from the stem of the hemp plant.
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Hemp

A plant fiber used to make paper. Desirable because it grows quickly and its fibers are strong (they are also used to make rope).
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Hemp

a tall, widely cultivated herb of the mulberry family with tough bast fiber used especially for cordage.
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hemp

A tough fiber of a tall Asiatic plant of the nettle family. Resistant to insects but damaged by mildew. Sunlight effects Hemp the same way it does Cotton. Cross reference Cotton.
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Hemp

a very popular small black seed used as a particle bait, or crushed and used in groundbait. Extremely effective when used in conjunction with Tares for catching roach. It is prepared by soaking and boiling.
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hemp

hemp 1. A tall widely cultivated Asian herb (Cannabis sativa of the family Cannabaceae, the hemp family) which has a tough bast fiber used especially for making cords and that is often separated into a tall loosely branched species (Cannabis sativa) and a low-growing densely branched species (Cannabis indica). 2. A psychoactive drug; such as, mari...
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Hemp

Hemp is an annual herb of the genus Cannabis, natural order Cannabinaceae with an erect, hairy stem and palmately divided, long-stalked leaves with serrate edges, formerly cultivated for its fibres that are used to make rope. The plant is dioecious: the male flowers are arranged in panicles, are green, resembling those of the hop and produce large ...
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hemp

hemp, common name for a tall annual herb (Cannabis sativa) of the family Cannabinaceae, native to Asia but now widespread because of its formerly large-scale cultivation for the bast fiber (also called hemp) and for the drugs it yields. Known and cultivated in ancient China, the plant was introduced...
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Hemp

Or hemp lines. A methiod of flying (qv) using rope (hemp) and sheer strength
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hemp

tall plant that yields fibres used in cordage.
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hemp

[n] - a plant fiber
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