ROPE

In general, cordage as it is purchased at the store. When it comes aboard a vessel and is put to use it becomes line

rope

A rope was made of various materials, such as, horsehair, gut, sinew, or other fibres. Some rope was made from the hair of certain goats, whereas other rope was made from animal sinew. Because of its tremendous strength, animal sinew rope was used in catapults and other siege machinery.

Rope

A rope is a group of plies, yarns or strands which are twisted or braided together in order to combine them into a larger and stronger form. Ropes have tensile strength and so can be used for dragging and lifting, but are too flexible to provide compressive strength. As a result, they cannot be used for pushing or similar compressive applications....
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Rope

(n) a fault in cider caused by bacterial activity, resulting in the cider becoming viscous or oily. In extreme cases, the cider when poured forms 'strings' or 'ropes', hence the name. Usually the ropiness manifests itself in the early stages by small clumps of viscous matter floating in the cider - if you've ever seen 'mother of vinegar' in a vineg...
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rope

[n] - a strong cord 2. [v] - fasten with a rope
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Rope

• A guide rope. • (v. t.) To draw, as with a rope; to entice; to inveigle; to decoy; as, to rope in customers or voters. • (v. t.) To prevent from winning (as a horse), by pulling or curbing. • (v. t.) To lasso (a steer, horse). • (v. t.) To connect or fasten together, as a party of mountain climbers, with a rope. •......
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rope

noun a strong line
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Rope

[data structure] In computer programming a rope, or cord, is a data structure composed of smaller strings that is used for efficiently storing and manipulating a very long string. For example, a text editing program may use a rope to represent the text being edited, so that operations such as insertion, deletion, and random access can be do...
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Rope

[Play] In MediaWiki 1.6, a job queue was introduced to perform long-running tasks asynchronously. The job queue is designed to hold many short tasks using batch processing. Up to MediaWiki 1.16, an estimate of the length of the job queue was shown at Special:Statistics. By default, each time a request runs, one job is taken from the job que...
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Rope

[play] Rope is a 1929 British play by Patrick Hamilton. In formal terms, it is a well-made play with a three-act dramatic structure that adheres to the classical unities. Its action is continuous, punctuated only by the curtain fall at the end of each act. It may also be considered a thriller whose gruesome subject matter invites comparison...
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Rope

[rhythmic gymnastics] Rope (rhythmic gymnastics) may be made of hemp or a synthetic material which retains the qualities of lightness and suppleness. Its length is in proportion to the size of the gymnast. The rope should, when held down by the feet, reach both of the gymnasts` armpits. One or two knots at each end are for keeping hold of t...
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Rope

[unit] A rope was a unit of measurement, used in Somerset in drainage, hedging, and wall building. It is both a unit of length and a unit of area. As a linear measure, used in drainage and hedging, it is equal to 20 feet, i.e. 6.096 m (for the international inch). As a measure of area, used in wall building, it is equal to an area of 20 fee...
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Rope

Rope intransitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Roped ; present participle & verbal noun Roping .] To be formed into rope; to draw out or extend into a filament or thread, as by means of any glutinous or adhesive quality. « Let ...
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Rope

Rope noun [ Anglo-Saxon rāp ; akin to Dutch reep , German reif ring hoop, Icelandic reip rope, Swedish rep , Danish reb , reeb Goth. skauda raip latchet.] 1. A large, stout cord, usually one not less than an inch in circumference...
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Rope

Rope transitive verb 1. To bind, fasten, or tie with a rope or cord; as, to rope a bale of goods. Hence: -- 2. To connect or fasten together, as a party of mountain climbers, with a rope. 3. To partition, separate, or divide off, by means of a rope, so as to include or e...
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Rope

A hard line drive hit by a batter. Also
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Rope

A running noose To catch a cow with the noose
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rope

A string of pearls that is more than forty inches long, usually doubled or tripled and worn as a necklace
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rope

another name for the rood , the distance unit.
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rope

assemblage of fibres, filaments, or wires compacted by twisting or braiding (plaiting) into a long, flexible line. Wire rope is often referred to as ... [2 related articles]
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ROPE

In general, cordage as it is purchased at the store. When it comes aboard a vessel and is put to use it becomes line.
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Rope

In general, cordage as it is purchased at the store. When it comes aboard a vessel and is put to use it becomes line.
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ROPE

In general, cordage as it is purchased at the store. When it comesaboard a vessel and is put to use it becomes line.
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ROPE

Is made of hemp or other stuff, spun into yarns and strands and twisted together into cordage. When it is put to use in the rigging it is then called a line, not a rope. If a rope is just coiled up on deck, not being used for anything, then you can call it a rope, not a line.
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Rope

Rope is a stout cord in excess of one inch in circumference.
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