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rappel

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verb, rap·pel \rə-ˈpel, ra-\

Simple Definition of rappel

  • : to move down a steep cliff, rock, etc., by pushing your feet against its surface and sliding down a rope

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of rappel

rappelled also rappeledrappelling also rappeling

  1. intransitive verb
  2. :  to descend (as from a cliff) by sliding down a rope passed under one thigh, across the body, and over the opposite shoulder or through a special friction device

rappel noun

RAPPEL Defined for Kids

rappel

verb rap·pel \rə-ˈpel, ra-\

Definition of rappel for Students

rappelledrappelling

  1. :  to move down a steep slope (as a cliff) by pushing the feet against its surface and sliding down a rope




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