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Meaning of "prusik loop" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF PRUSIK LOOP

prusik loop  [ˈprʌsɪk luːp] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF PRUSIK LOOP

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determiner
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Prusik loop is a noun.
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WHAT DOES PRUSIK LOOP MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of prusik loop in the English dictionary

The definition of prusik loop in the dictionary is a loop formed with a sliding knot that locks under pressure in which a climber can place his foot in order to stand or ascend a rope.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH PRUSIK LOOP


bloop
bluːp
cantaloup
ˈkæntəˌluːp
cantaloupe
ˈkæntəˌluːp
cloop
kluːp
gloop
ɡluːp
Guadeloupe
ˌɡwɑːdəˈluːp
interloop
ˌɪntəˈluːp
loop
luːp
loupe
luːp
saloop
səˈluːp
sloop
sluːp

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE PRUSIK LOOP

prurience
pruriency
prurient
pruriently
pruriginous
prurigo
pruritic
pruritus
prusik
prusik knot
Prussia
Prussian
Prussian blue
Prussianisation
Prussianise
Prussianism
Prussianization
Prussianize
prussiate
prussic acid

WORDS THAT END LIKE PRUSIK LOOP

articulatory loop
belt loop
coop
fly the coop
goop
ground loop
Henle´s loop
hoop
Hula Hoop
hysteresis loop
induction loop
loop the loop
poop
scoop
snoop
stoop
swoop
troop
whoop
wrist loop

Synonyms and antonyms of prusik loop in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «prusik loop» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF PRUSIK LOOP

Find out the translation of prusik loop to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of prusik loop from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «prusik loop» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

prusik环
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

lazo Prusik
570 millions of speakers

English

prusik loop
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

prusik पाश
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

prusik حلقة
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Prusik петля
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

laço prusik
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

প্রফেশনাল লুপ
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

boucle prusik
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Gelung prusik
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Prusik Schleife
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

prusikループ
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

prusik 루프
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Prusik loop
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

Prusik vòng lặp
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

Prusik loop
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

प्राक्सिक लूप
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Prusik halka
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

Prusik ciclo
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

pętla Prusik
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Prusik петля
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

Prusik buclă
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

Prusik βρόχο
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

prusik lus
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

Prusik slinga
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

Prusik sløyfe
5 millions of speakers

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «PRUSIK LOOP»

The term «prusik loop» is barely ever used and occupies the 207.370 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «PRUSIK LOOP» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about prusik loop

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «PRUSIK LOOP»

Discover the use of prusik loop in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to prusik loop and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Alpine Climbing: Techniques to Take You Higher
Backing up the rappel using a prusik loop The method we describe here both backs up your rappel and prepares an easy way to get your hands free in mid- descent to deal with any snarls or problems. This method involves minimal fuss and ...
Mark Houston, Kathy Cosley, 2004
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Technical Rescue: Rope Rescue: Rope Rescue, Levels I and II
Once a prusik loop is tied, it should remain tied even after repetitive loading. It should only be untied for inspection and then retied and loaded by a competent person. How long should a prusik loop be? This is the most common question with ...
M. Matthews, Jeff Matthews, 2009
3
Rock Climbing
Prusik. loops. A prusik loop is a very useful piece of kit, with two being carried for more advanced techniques. It is commonly used for protecting an abseil, and can also be used in a simple hauling system to get your partner over a hard section ...
Pete Hill, 2013
4
Guide to Climbing
One must be as close to the anchor as possible and the other as close to the climber as possible, given the length of the prusik loop and accessibility of the rope itself. The prusik loop used to escape from the system can usually double up for ...
Tony Lourens, 2005
5
The Complete Guide to Climbing and Mountaineering
Bring the long tail end of the prusik loop up and through the smaller eye and back down again along the line of the rope in the direction that it is to be loaded. A karabiner can be attached to this loop for connection to whatever system you are  ...
Pete Hill, 2008
6
Rock Climbing
It accomplishes the same purpose, but many people find that the klemheist can be tied more quickly than the Prusik. In addition, if you are using a sewn runner instead of a Prusik loop, the klemheist tends to operate more easily than a Prusik.
Timothy W. Kidd, Wilderness Education Association (U.S.), Jennifer Hazelrigs, 2009
7
Sport Climbing: Techniques for climbing bolted routes
Fashioned with a prusik loop, the joining knot tied to form the loop should be kept away from the wraps around the main rope, otherwise the holding power of the hitch could be compromised. The prusik loop is neatly wrapped around the rope  ...
Pete Hill, 2013
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The Hillwalker's Guide to Mountaineering: Essential Skills ...
Now manipulate both knots tight. To Make a French Prusik Simply wrap your prusik loop round your rope. You will need at least three turns. Ensure that the knotted part of the prusik loop is at the bottom. Ensure the twists are evenly spread and ...
Terry Adby, Stuart Johnston, 2013
9
International Handbook of Technical Mountaineering
O A place that is convenient to clip the prusik loop is on to a leg loop, and this practice has continued for many years. However, anyone considering using this method should be aware of two major problems. Firstly, if the abseiler is rendered  ...
Pete Hill, 2006
10
Canyon
It's growing from between the two rocks that form this overhang ... pretty strange.” Cameron threaded his abseiling device with the rope, tied off and then undid his prusik loop attached to the shackle. “See you downstairs.” Within a few moments  ...
Christopher J. Holcroft, 2008

5 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «PRUSIK LOOP»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term prusik loop is used in the context of the following news items.
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Top tips for your first multi-pitch adventure
Always back up your belay device with a prusik loop. Tie knots into the ends of your ropes to ensure that you cannot abseil off them; people have died after ... «British Mountaineering Council, Jul 14»
2
Pre-Sewn Prusik Loops eliminate use of knots.
December 2, 2013 - Constructed from kernmantle rope, DBI-SALA Rollgliss® Technical Rescue Pre-Sewn Prusik Loops provide sliding hitch that is ready for ... «ThomasNet News, Dec 13»
3
Capital Safety launches its new pre-sewn prusik links for fall protection
Designed to eliminate the use of knots that could work their way free and cause safety issues, the new range of pre-sewn prusik loops is constructed from high ... «Ferret, Nov 13»
4
Headout: Tree Toppers
A 50-foot vertical ascent into the tree canopy using a Prusik loop or another approved hitch and the footlock rope-climbing method. It's basically like climbing a ... «Willamette Week, Jun 13»
5
Climb skills: how to abseil
To make a French prusik wrap the prusik loop around the control rope four or five times. Clip both ends with a karabiner and attach that to the leg loop of your ... «British Mountaineering Council, Jun 12»

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« EDUCALINGO. Prusik loop [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/prusik-loop>. Jul 2019 ».
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