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  1. ropesnoun

    Plural form of rope.

Wikipedia

  1. ropes

    A rope is a group of yarns, plies, fibres, or strands that are twisted or braided together into a larger and stronger form. Ropes have tensile strength and so can be used for dragging and lifting. Rope is thicker and stronger than similarly constructed cord, string, and twine.

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.

Surnames Frequency by Census Records

  1. ROPES

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Ropes is ranked #104602 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Ropes surname appeared 171 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Ropes.

    91.2% or 156 total occurrences were White.
    4.6% or 8 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.

Anagrams for ropes »

  1. opers

  2. pores

  3. poser

  4. preso

  5. prose

  6. pro se

  7. reops

  8. spore

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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. Ilya Bobrovskiy:

    I took a helicopter to reach this very remote part of the world -- home to bears and mosquitoes -- where I could find Dickinsonia fossils with organic matter still intact, i had to hang over the edge of a cliff on ropes and dig out huge blocks of sandstone, throw them down, wash the sandstone and repeat this process until I found the fossils I was after.

  2. Goodloe Sutton:

    We'll get the hemp ropes out, loop them over a tall limb and hang all of them.

  3. Jennifer Beach:

    It was difficult to find things that the kids could use individually while still being engaging for daily use. I tried jump ropes, chalk, sunglasses, and bubbles.

  4. The Guardian:

    It’s easier to give a child an iPad than encouraging them to do muscle-building play such as building blocks, cutting and sticking, or pulling toys and ropes, she noted. Because of this, they’re not developing the underlying foundation skills they need to grip and hold a pencil.

  5. Leo Terrell:

    After a historically bad week capping off a historically bad year, Joe Biden's presidency is now on the ropes. Things are going so poorly that even as one-time protectors the media mob, they're now beginning to take note.

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