slackline

noun

Definition of slackline

1 : a cable (as in a lumbering operation) suspended slackly between spar trees and adapted especially to yarding downhill or across steep-sided canyons or gullies — compare skyline
2 : a hoist that lowers an empty bucket by gravity with a slackline and applies cable tension to lift the loaded bucket on the return

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“Slackline.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/slackline. Accessed 27 Oct. 2021.

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