karabiner

noun
kar·​a·​bi·​ner

less common spelling of

: 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

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“Karabiner.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/karabiner. Accessed 19 January 2020.

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