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Rappel vs. Abseil

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Rappelnoun

Descending by means of a rope, abseiling.

Abseilverb

(intransitive) To descend a steep or vertical drop using a rope with a mechanical friction device or (classic abseil) by wrapping the rope around the body; to rappel.

Rappelnoun

(military) A drumbeat pattern for calling soldiers to gather.

Abseilnoun

A descent in mountaineering using a rope looped at the top and a friction device.

Rappelverb

(obsolete) to call back a hawk

Abseilnoun

a descent down a nearly vertical surface by using a doubled rope that is coiled around the body and attached to some higher point

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Rappelverb

to abseil

Abseilverb

lower oneself with a double rope coiled around the body from a mountainside;

‘The ascent was easy--roping down the mountain would be much more difficult and dangerous’; ‘You have to learn how to abseil when you want to do technical climbing’;

Rappelnoun

The beat of the drum to call soldiers to arms.

Rappelverb

lower oneself with a double rope coiled around the body from a mountainside;

‘The ascent was easy--roping down the mountain would be much more difficult and dangerous’; ‘You have to learn how to abseil when you want to do technical climbing’;

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