Definitions for rappelræˈpɛl, rə-

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  1. rappel, abseil(verb)

    (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

  2. 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"

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  1. rappel(Noun)

    Descending by means of a rope, abseiling.

  2. rappel(Verb)

    to call back a hawk

  3. rappel(Verb)

    to abseil

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Rappel(noun)

    the beat of the drum to call soldiers to arms

  2. Origin: [F. Cf. Repeal.]


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