Complete Definition of "abseil"

English

Etymology
20th Century, from G. abseilen, from ab- down + Seil rope.

Pronunciation
(RP) IPA|/Ëæbseɪl/

Verb
wikipedia
en-verb

  1. intransitive To descend a vertical face using a rope with a mechanical friction device; to rappel.

Translations

Dutch: abseilen
mid
French : descendre en rappel

Noun
abseil

  1. Such a descent.

Translations

Dutch: het abseilen, gezekerde afdaling
mid

pl:abseil
ru:abseil
vi:abseil

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