Definition of Rappelling

1. Verb. (present participle of rappel) ¹



2. Noun. a system used to descend heights with a rope ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Rappelling

1. rappel [v] - See also: rappel

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Rappelling

rappage
rapparee
rapparees
rappas
rapped
rappee
rappees
rappel
rappeled
rappeler
rappelers
rappeling
rappelled
rappeller
rappellers
rappelling (current term)
rappels
rappen
rapper
rappers
rapping
rappings
rappini
rappoldite
rapport
rapporteur
rapporteurs
rapports
rapprochement
rapprochements

Literary usage of Rappelling

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1. Costa Rica by Bruce Conord, June Conord (2006)
"... an active adventure that involves rappelling down a waterfall. ... offers raft trips and rappelling down four waterfalls, zip lining down four canopy ..."

2. Adventure Guide Costa Rica by Bruce Conord, June Conord (2005)
"... an active adventure that involves rappelling down a waterfall. ... offers raft trips and rappelling down four waterfalls, zip lining down four canopy ..."

3. Mexico's Gulf Coast by Joanie Sanchez (2004)
"Some of their offerings include camping, steam baths, rappelling, mountain biking, and tirolesa (see also Tlapacoyan, page 159). ..."

4. Canada's Atlantic Provinces: New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Newfoundland by Barbara Radcliffe Rogers, Stillman Rogers (2005)
"Outdoor activities range from water sports such as canoeing and kayaking, to rappelling, and wilderness hikes to explore caves, underground lakes, ..."

5. The Virginia Handbook by Blair Howard, Mary K. Burnham, Bill Burnham (2005)
"Wintergreen is also home to the Outdoor Wilderness Leadership School, offering experiences in mountain biking, rappelling, rock climbing and kayaking. ..."

6. Treatment Services for Adolescent Substance Abusers by Alfred S. Friedman (1998)
"... exploring caves, white water rafting, climbing and rappelling the steep cliffs of Seneca Rocks, 3 days of camping alone, and a 10-mile marathon run. ..."

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