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  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
    US English
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Indian

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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. Jamal Murray:

    Its not his first time, you know? Hes been here before, hes showing everybody the ropes. ... He does all the little things that can help us win games and sets the tone for us.

  2. Tiger Woods:

    Once you're inside the ropes, it's time to tee it up and time to play, you go out there, and for me I focus, I get into my little world, my little zone and do the best I possibly can for that -- well, it used to be four hours; now it's five-hour rounds -- a five-hour time period, grind it out and win golf tournaments. Because at the end, to me, that's what I want to do that particular week, is win a tournament.

  3. 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.

  4. Tiger Woods:

    She has been amazing with Sam and Charlie and my entire family. Unfortunately, we lead very hectic lives and are both competing in demanding sports. It's difficult to spend time together. once you're inside the ropes, it's time to tee it up and time to play.

  5. 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.

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    • A. lucubrate
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