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Lasso vs. Rope

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Lassonoun

A long rope with a sliding loop on one end, generally used in ranching to catch cattle and horses.

Ropenoun

(uncountable) Thick strings, yarn, monofilaments, metal wires, or strands of other cordage that are twisted together to form a stronger line. t

‘Nylon rope is usually stronger than similar rope made of plant fibers.’;

Lassonoun

(computing) An image-editing function allowing the user to capture an irregularly-shaped object by drawing an approximate outline.

Ropenoun

(countable) An individual length of such material.

‘The swinging bridge is constructed of 40 logs and 30 ropes.’;

Lassoverb

(transitive) To catch with a lasso.

Ropenoun

A cohesive strand of something.

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Lassonoun

A rope or long thong of leather with a running noose, used for catching horses, cattle, etc.

Ropenoun

(dated) A continuous stream.

Lassoverb

To catch with a lasso.

Ropenoun

(baseball) A hard line drive.

‘He hit a rope past third and into the corner.’;

Lassonoun

Belgian composer (1532-1594)

Ropenoun

(ceramics) A long thin segment of soft clay, either extruded or formed by hand.

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Lassonoun

a long noosed rope used to catch animals

Ropenoun

(computer science) A data structure resembling a string, using a concatenation tree in which each leaf represents a character.

Lassoverb

catch with a lasso;

‘rope cows’;

Ropenoun

(Jainism) A unit of distance equivalent to the distance covered in six months by a god flying at ten million miles per second.s

Lasso

A lasso ( or ), also called lariat, riata, or reata (all from Castilian, la reata 're-tied rope'), is a loop of rope designed as a restraint to be thrown around a target and tightened when pulled. It is a well-known tool of the Spanish and Mexican cowboy, then adopted by the cowboys of the United States.

Ropenoun

(jewelry) A necklace of at least 1 meter in length.

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Ropenoun

(nautical) Cordage of at least 1 inch in diameter, or a length of such cordage.

Ropenoun

(archaic) A unit of length equal to 20 feet.

Ropenoun

(slang) Flunitrazepam, also known as Rohypnol.

Ropenoun

A shot of semen that a man releases during ejaculation.

Ropenoun

(in the plural) The small intestines.

‘the ropes of birds’;

Ropeverb

(transitive) To tie (something) with something.

‘The robber roped the victims.’;

Ropeverb

(transitive) To throw a rope around (something).

‘The cowboy roped the calf.’;

Ropeverb

(intransitive) To be formed into rope; to draw out or extend into a filament or thread.

Ropeverb

(slang) To commit suicide

‘My life is a mess, I might as well rope.’;

Ropenoun

A large, stout cord, usually one not less than an inch in circumference, made of strands twisted or braided together. It differs from cord, line, and string, only in its size. See Cordage.

Ropenoun

A row or string consisting of a number of things united, as by braiding, twining, etc.; as, a rope of onions.

Ropenoun

The small intestines; as, the ropes of birds.

Ropeverb

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 us not hang like ropingiciclesUpon our houses' thatch.’;

Ropeverb

To bind, fasten, or tie with a rope or cord; as, to rope a bale of goods.

Ropeverb

To connect or fasten together, as a party of mountain climbers, with a rope.

Ropeverb

To partition, separate, or divide off, by means of a rope, so as to include or exclude something; as, to rope in, or rope off, a plot of ground; to rope out a crowd.

Ropeverb

To lasso (a steer, horse).

Ropeverb

To draw, as with a rope; to entice; to inveigle; to decoy; as, to rope in customers or voters.

Ropeverb

To prevent from winning (as a horse), by pulling or curbing.

Ropenoun

a strong line

Ropenoun

street names for flunitrazepan

Ropeverb

catch with a lasso;

‘rope cows’;

Ropeverb

fasten with a rope;

‘rope the bag securely’;

Rope

A rope is a group of yarns, plies, fibers or strands that are twisted or braided together into a larger and stronger form. Ropes have tensile strength and so can be used for dragging and lifting.

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