Definition of Towrope

1. Noun. (nautical) a rope used in towing.

Exact synonyms: Towing Line, Towing Rope, Towline
Category relationships: Navigation, Sailing, Seafaring
Generic synonyms: Line



Definition of Towrope

1. n. A rope used in towing vessels.

Definition of Towrope

1. Noun. (nautical) a rope or cable used in towing vessels ¹

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Definition of Towrope

1. a rope used in towing [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Towrope

townskips
townsman
townsmen
townspeople
townswoman
townswomen
townward
townwards
townwear
townwide
towny
towpath
towpaths
towplane
towplanes
towrope (current term)
towropes
tows
towsack
towsacks
towse
towsed
towser
towsers
towses
towsier
towsiest
towsing
towsy
towt

Literary usage of Towrope

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1. Read and Understand by Jill Norris (2000)
"Annie cast off the towrope just as the steamboat's hull broke open. ... Annie, a bit embarrassed by their gratitude, held the towrope between her teeth and ..."

2. Annual Register edited by Edmund Burke (1881)
"While the boat was already towing, a sudden puff filled the yacht's sails and surged her ahead, the strain of the towrope pulling the ..."

3. The U. S. Coal Industry, 1970-1990: Two Decades of Change (1994)
"The divers are transported in a small support boat and are positioned well ahead of the sled close to the downwind side of the sled towrope. ..."

4. English Composition by Chester Noyes Greenough, Frank Wilson Cheney Hersey (1917)
"The schooner, instead of keeping directly astern, has sheered off well toward the quarter, the evidence of which is that the towrope is no longer pointing ..."

5. Hydraulics by Stanley Dunkerley (1908)
"towrope resistance — which, as already pointed out, need not be the same as T — then the effective or towrope work is pV,. It will be shown later that ..."

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