Drag rope
Drag line Drag line or Drag rope Drag rope (A["e]ronautics) A guide rope. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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  • drag|rope — «DRAG ROHP», noun. 1. a rope for pulling something, especially an artillery weapon. 2. a rope dragging from something, such as the guide rope sometimes hung downward from a balloon …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Drag line — or Drag rope Drag rope (A[ e]ronautics) A guide rope. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Drag — Drag, v. i. 1. To be drawn along, as a rope or dress, on the ground; to trail; to be moved onward along the ground, or along the bottom of the sea, as an anchor that does not hold. [1913 Webster] 2. To move onward heavily, laboriously, or slowly; …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Rope drag — In rock climbing, rope drag is the friction felt when pulling a rope through a number of pieces of protection, or over rock prominences. It is exacerbated by having great numbers of anchor placements, and especially if they form a zig zag rather… …   Wikipedia

  • Rope — This article is about non metallic ropes. For other uses, see Rope (disambiguation). Coils of rope used for long line fishing A rope is a length of fibres, twisted or braided together to improve strength for pulling and connecting. It has tensile …   Wikipedia

  • drag — v. & n. v. (dragged, dragging) 1 tr. pull along with effort or difficulty. 2 a tr. allow (one s feet, tail, etc.) to trail along the ground. b intr. trail along the ground. c intr. (of time etc.) go or pass heavily or slowly or tediously. 3 a… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Wire rope — consists of several strands laid (or twisted ) together like a helix. Each strand is likewise made of metal wires laid together like a helix. Initially wrought iron wires were used, but today steel is the main material used for wire ropes.History …   Wikipedia

  • Dynamic rope — Internal structure of 10.7mm dynamic kernmantle climbing rope A dynamic rope is a specially constructed, stretchable rope. This stretch is what makes it dynamic , in contrast to a static rope that doesn t have any give when under load. By… …   Wikipedia

  • Z-drag — A Z Drag is an arrangement of lines and pulleys commonly used in rescue situations. The arrangement provides a mechanical advantage of three. The name comes from the fact that the arrangement of lines is roughly Z shaped. The typical… …   Wikipedia

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