foot rope


foot rope
footrope

Dictionary of ichthyology. 2009.

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  • foot-rope — footˈ rope noun 1. A rope stretching along under a ship s yard for the crew to stand on when furling the sails 2. The rope to which the lower edge of a sail is attached • • • Main Entry: ↑foot …   Useful english dictionary

  • foot|rope — «FUT ROHP», noun. Nautical. 1. the part of the boltrope sewed along the lower edge of a sail. 2. a rope suspended under a yard or bowsprit, on which sailors stand while working on the sails …   Useful english dictionary

  • foot rope — n. Sailing 1) a rope to which the lower edge of a sail is sewn 2) a rope below a yard on which a sailor can stand while furling or reefing a sail …   Useful english dictionary

  • Rope boarding — is a new physical activity popularized and likely invented by urban teenagers in the Toronto Tri City area(Kitchener, Ont. to be exact), recently popularized on the MuchMusic channel s MUCH Adrenaline as an extreme sport due to the dangerous… …   Wikipedia

  • Foot roasting — is a method of torture.In one version of foot roasting, the prisoner was immobilized on his back and his bare feet were imprisoned in a stocks of wood or iron. The soles of his feet were smeared with lard and slowly barbecued over red hot coals.… …   Wikipedia

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  • Rope dart — The rope dart or rope javelin (zh tsp |t=繩鏢 |s=绳镖 |p=shéng biāo), also known as Jouhyou in Japanese, is one of the flexible weapons in Chinese martial arts. Other weapons in this family include the meteor hammer, flying claws, and chain whip.… …   Wikipedia

  • Jump rope — A jump rope, skipping rope, or skip rope is the primary tool used in the game of skipping played by children and many young adults, where one or more participants jump over a rope swung so that it passes under their feet and over their heads.… …   Wikipedia

  • Single Rope Technique — (SRT) is a set of methods used to descend and ascend ropes. SRT is used in caving, potholing, rock climbing, rope rescue, roped access for building maintenance and by arborists for tree climbing. American caver Bill Cuddington, known as Vertical… …   Wikipedia

  • Core rope memory — test sample from the Apollo Program. Core rope memory is a form of read only memory (ROM) for computers, first used by early NASA Mars probes and then in the Apollo Guidance Computer (AGC) designed and programmed by the MIT Instrumentation La …   Wikipedia