sheer line

noun

Definition of sheer line

: the stretched rope of a trail bridge to which a boat or raft is attached and along which it passes

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“Sheer line.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sheer%20line. Accessed 18 January 2020.

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