Trail rope

Trail rope
Trail rope \Trail rope\ (A["e]ronautics) Same as {Guide rope}, above. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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  • trail rope — noun : dragrope b * * * a guide rope on an aerostat. [1840 50, Amer.] * * * trail rope, 1. a rope trailed on the ground to check the speed of a balloon. 2. = prolonge. (Cf. ↑prolonge) …   Useful english dictionary

  • trail rope — a guide rope on an aerostat. [1840 50, Amer.] * * * …   Universalium

  • trail rope — /ˈtreɪl roʊp/ (say trayl rohp) noun a guide rope on a balloon …   Australian English dictionary

  • Trail — (tr[=a]l), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Trailed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Trailing}.] [OE. trailen, OF. trailler to trail a deer, or hunt him upon a cold scent, also, to hunt or pursue him with a limehound, F. trailler to trail a fishing line; probably from a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • trail bridge — noun or trail ferry : a boat or raft attached to a pulley running on a rope stretched across a stream and moved from side to side by the action of the current …   Useful english dictionary

  • guide rope — noun a rope used to guide the movement of the load of a crane • Hypernyms: ↑rope * * * noun : a rope hung from a balloon or dirigible so as to trail along the ground for about half its length and used especially to preserve altitude by variation… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Chilkoot Trail tramways — Chilkoot tramway, possibly the Dyea Klondike Transportation Company, c.1898 …   Wikipedia

  • Oregon Trail — For other uses, see Oregon Trail (disambiguation). Oregon Trail The route of the Oregon Trail shown on a map of the western United States from Independence, Missouri (on the eastern end) to Oregon City, Oregon (on the western end) …   Wikipedia

  • Tie My Rope — Single by Children of Bodom from the album Blooddrunk Released 2007 Format Digital, CD Recorded …   Wikipedia

  • Chilkoot Trail — Length 33 miles Summit Chilkoot Pass; 3,525 feet[1] …   Wikipedia