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Meaning of RAPPEL

Pronunciation:  ra'pel

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[v]  lower oneself with a double rope coiled aroound the body from a mountainside; "The ascent was easy--roping down the mountain would be much more difficult and dangerous"; "You have to learn how to abseil when you want to do technical climbing"
 

RAPPEL is a 6 letter word that starts with R.

 

 Synonyms: abseil, rope down
 
 See Also: come down, descend, fall, go down, mountaineer

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Rap"pel\, n. [F. Cf. {Repeal}.] (Mil.)
The beat of the drum to call soldiers to arms.

 

 

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