Definition of Carabiner

1. Noun. An oblong metal ring with a spring clip; used in mountaineering to attach a rope to a piton or to connect two ropes.

Exact synonyms: Karabiner, Snap Ring
Generic synonyms: Fastener, Fastening, Fixing, Holdfast, Hoop, Ring



Definition of Carabiner

1. Noun. A metal link with a gate that can open and close, generally used for clipping ropes to anchors or other objects. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Carabiner

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Carabiner

car transporter
car wash
car washes
car wheel
car window
carabao
carabaos
carabid
carabid beetle
carabids
carabin
carabine
carabined
carabineer
carabineers
carabiner (current term)
carabinero
carabineros
carabiners
carabines
carabinier
carabiniere
carabinieri
carabiniers
carabining
carabins
caraboid
caracal
caracals
caracara

Literary usage of Carabiner

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1. The royal phraseological English-French, French-English dictionary by John Charles Tarver (1853)
"carabiner. г. я. r. \ère сом/., to rifle; to groove. (Marine. ... Il ne Jait que carabiner, lie stakes only a small sum now and then. ..."

2. A History of England Principally in the Seventeenth Century by Leopold von Ranke (1875)
"... environ deux milles dans cette situation, jusques à l'entrée d'un village, où les ennemis commencèrent à carabiner sur nos flancs. ..."

3. Tagbuch Einer Reise in Inner-Arabien by Julius Euting, Enno Littmann (1896)
"Emir verehrten Mauser-Repetir-carabiner eine Schachtel Vaselin ein, dazu eine alte Zahnbürste. — Abends kam ein Harbi, Namens Paris; es war aber nichts aus ..."

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