zip line

noun

Definition of zip line

: a cable suspended above an incline to which a pulley and harness are attached for a rider

Other Words from zip line

zip-line \ ˈzip-​ˌlīn How to pronounce zip line (audio) \ intransitive verb

Examples of zip line in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web After cranking out all that mileage, relax at Mountain Creek Resort and enjoy a zip line tour, snow tubing, or an aerial adventure park in the trees right on-site. Perri Ormont Blumberg, Travel + Leisure, 27 Mar. 2022 For a change of pace, check out Berkshire East’s bike park and zip line. Patricia Harris And David Lyon, BostonGlobe.com, 2 June 2022 Other projects from 2021 include the Eagle Zip Adventure, a zip line that carries riders 700 feet over the Metroparks Zoo grounds at speeds of up to 35 mph. Robert Higgs, cleveland, 7 May 2022 The zip line and cable car could still take years to complete, held up by legal, bureaucratic or funding issues, with budgets running to the millions of dollars. New York Times, 3 May 2022 In addition to the four days of live music with over 50 artists, the fest features food and craft vendors on the grounds and access to the scenic Montage Mountain Ski Resort’s large water park, zip line and ski lift rides. Dave Brooks, Billboard, 10 Feb. 2022 And for families, the farm district has gardens, orchards, horses, and a playground with a zip line and basketball court. Tamara Gane, Travel + Leisure, 7 Feb. 2022 What used to be a limestone quarry is now home to Florida’s longest and fastest zip line, on which guests can reach speeds of more than 50 mph. Patrick Connolly, Orlando Sentinel, 24 Apr. 2022 In Falmouth, Jamaica, the next day, optional activities include a zip line adventure, waterfall hike, catamaran cruise, horseback ride, or dolphin encounter. Patricia Doherty, Travel + Leisure, 28 Nov. 2021 See More

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First Known Use of zip line

1970, in the meaning defined above

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Last Updated

3 Jul 2022

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“Zip line.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/zip%20line. Accessed 4 Jul. 2022.

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