karabiner

noun

kar·​a·​bi·​ner

less common spelling of carabiner

: a usually D-shaped or oblong metal ring with one spring-hinged side that is used especially in mountain climbing as a connector and to hold a freely running rope

Examples of karabiner in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web First, during a bola-throwing competition, the karabiner connecting the rope to the balls got caught on Kaiser’s finger and sliced it open. Emily Longeretta, Variety, 1 Feb. 2023

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“Karabiner.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/karabiner. Accessed 20 Apr. 2024.

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