Definitions for rappelræˈpɛl, rə-
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(mountaineering) a descent of a vertical cliff or wall made by using a doubled rope that is fixed to a higher point and wrapped around the body
rappel, abseil, rope down(verb)
lower oneself with a 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"
Descending by means of a rope, abseiling.
to call back a hawk
the beat of the drum to call soldiers to arms
Origin: [F. Cf. Repeal.]
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