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Wiktionary

  1. ropes(Noun)

    Plural form of rope.

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. ropes

    A general name given to all the cordage above one inch in circumference used in rigging a ship; but the name is severally applied to the awning, bell, boat, bolt, breast, bucket, buoy, davit, entering, grapnel, guest or guist, guy, heel, keel, man, parral, passing, ring, rudder, slip, swab, tiller, top, and yard: all which see under their respective heads. Ropes are of several descriptions, viz.:--Cable-laid, consists of three strands of already formed hawser-laid or twisted left-hand, laid up into one opposite making nine strands.--Hawser-laid, is merely three strands of simple yarns twisted right, but laid up left.--Four-strand is similarly laid with four strands, and a core scarcely twisted.--Sash-line is plaited and used for signal halliards.--Rope-yarn is understood to be the selected serviceable yarns from condemned rope, and is worked into twice-laid. The refuse, again, into rumbowline for temporary purposes, not demanding strength.

Anagrams for ropes »

  1. opers, pores, poser, preso, prose, pro se, reops, spore

How to pronounce ropes?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say ropes in sign language?

  1. ropes

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of ropes in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of ropes in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of ropes in a Sentence

  1. Jonathan Ross:

    The longer the rope, the more challenging because you have to generate more force, you want to see that move travel all the way down to that anchor point. Another mistake, Jonathan Ross added, is pulling the ropes too tight.

  2. Eric Ferhnstrom:

    The problem for Jeb now is he is in a bit of a doom loop where bad news feeds on itself, it’s a long road to the White House and at some point everyone gets put against the ropes. The question is how quickly can you get off the ropes and back into the fight.

  3. Musin Almat Zhumabekovich:

    Lust is like billions and billions of inflatable sex dolls in the sky with big breasts and big booty and they are all tied with ropes to your neck. There is simply no more ironic gallows for a womanizer, all these balls take you into space of loneliness. Author: Musin Almat Zhumabekovich

  4. Daniel Nestor:

    We had them on the ropes for a bit in the second set but they came through and that's why they're grand slam champions.

  5. Attorney Casey Yontz:

    It feels like there is this battle that Christianity is facing right now, it feels like we’re on the ropes, and seeing this email confirms that – the fact that it was written so freely. This type of discrimination – it’s becoming the norm.

Images & Illustrations of ropes

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