Abseil Definition

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[n] a descent down a nearly vertical surface by using a doubled rope that is coiled around the body and attached to some higher point
[v] lower oneself with a double rope coiled aroound 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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Synonyms

rappel, rope down

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