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ropes, plural;
  1. Catch, fasten, or secure with rope
    • - the calves must be roped and led out of the stockade
    • - the climbers were all roped together
  2. Persuade someone to take part in (an activity)
    • - anyone who could play an instrument or sing in tune was roped in
  3. Enclose or separate an area with a rope or tape
    • - police roped off the area of the find
  4. (of a party of climbers) Connect each other together with a rope
    • - we stopped at the foot of the Cavales Ridge and roped up
  5. Climb down or up using a rope
    • - the party had been roping down a hanging glacier
  1. A length of strong cord made by twisting together strands of natural fibers such as hemp or artificial fibers such as polypropylene

  2. A lasso

  3. Used in reference to execution by hanging
    • - executions by the rope continued well into the twentieth century
  4. The ropes enclosing a boxing or wrestling ring

  5. A quantity of roughly spherical objects such as onions or pearls strung together
    • - a rope of pearls
  6. The established procedures in an organization or area of activity
    • - I want you to show her the ropes
    • - new boys were expected to learn the ropes from the old hands

  1. a strong line
  2. lasso: catch with a lasso; "rope cows"
  3. R-2: street names for flunitrazepan
  4. fasten with a rope; "rope the bag securely"
  5. A rope is a length of fibres, twisted or braided together to improve strength for pulling and connecting. It has tensile strength but is too flexible to provide compressive strength (i.e. it can be used for pulling, but not pushing). ...
  6. In computer programming, a rope (also known as cord) is a heavyweight string, involving the use of a concatenation tree representation. The concept was introduced in a paper called "Ropes: an Alternative to Strings".
  7. Rope is a 1948 American thriller film based on the play Rope (1929) by Patrick Hamilton and adapted by Hume Cronyn (treatment)Rope Unleashed - Making Of (2000) - documentary on the Universal Studios DVD of the film. ...
  8. Rope is a 1929 British stage play by Patrick Hamilton. It is a thriller whose gruesome subject matter invites comparison to the Grand Guignol style of theatre.
  9. 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. ...
  10. A rope was a unit of measurement, used in Somersetshire 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). ...
  11. Thick strings, yarn, monofilaments, metal wires, or strands of other cordage that are twisted together to form a stronger line. ^syn. ...
  12. (The ropes) the lines in the rigging.
  13. (Ropes) Mostly used to guide cart traffic.
  14. (Ropes) Steel cables used to suspend the elevator car and counterweight.
  15. (Ropes) These are placed on all four sides of the ring
  16. (Ropes) Used for tying up a boat. May be referred to as a strap but, sailors please note, never ever called a sheet.
  17. Material used to make lines and ropework. You might say, "Bring me a piece of rope from the boathouse to replace this line."
  18. About 40" or longer. Configurations include two strands, three strands and knots.
  19. Traditionally a line must be over 1 inch in size to be called a rope.
  20. (or Rope Funnel) - A narrow, often contorted condensation funnel usually associated with the decaying stage of a tornado. See rope stage.
  21. Used to mark the perimeter of the field. If the ball crosses or hits the rope, a boundary will be signalled
  22. A strand of pearls 40 inches in length.
  23. A hard line drive hit by a batter. Also "frozen rope."
  24. An industry standard length of a pearl necklace over 45 inches in length.
  25. A basic item of climbing equipment that physically connects the climber to the belayer.