What does rappel mean?

Definitions for rappelræˈpɛl, rə-

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Princeton's WordNet

  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"


  1. rappel(Noun)

    Descending by means of a rope, abseiling.

  2. rappel(Verb)

    to call back a hawk

  3. rappel(Verb)

    to abseil

Webster Dictionary

  1. Rappel(noun)

    the beat of the drum to call soldiers to arms

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

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Rappel

    ra-pel′, n. the beat of the drum to call soldiers to arms. [Fr.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of rappel in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of rappel in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Harry Kent:

    One guy froze at the top, and it took him 30 minutes to get up the courage to rappel over the edge, another guy got settled in and, rather than eat dinner right away, he had to stream an NBA playoff game from his iPhone.

  2. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    La vie n'est jamais statique, et c'est ce que je trouve le plus beau. il est beau, en raison de ses hauts et des bas, des courbures, des ronds-points et des routes droites, et flux et reflux en général. Rien n'est permanent, et seule constante est le changement constant. "Même ce passera" est le mantra et un rappel constant pour nous, toutes les fois que nous nous sentons heureux avec les flux de la vie, et aussi dans les moments les plus sombres quand nous nous sentons bas et avec les reflux de la vie. Les déceptions, les trahisons, les sentiments d'impuissance, étant seul, tous ceux-ci seront reflué, comme la vie continue. c'est incroyable de voir comment la vie peut être si gentil et bon, et en même temps si amer et froid .... et pourtant tout doit passer. alors profitez-en aujourd'hui, et vivre ce moment au maximum, en profitant des flux et reflux de la vie.

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