Definition of 'abseil'
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Other activities range from abseiling and archery to caving. Times, Sunday Times (2008)It can be used for activities including abseiling and climbing. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Reaching the nests often involves abseiling down sheer cliff faces and only one egg may be taken from each clutch. The Sun (2014)Activities include abseiling, archery and raft building. Times, Sunday Times (2007)They went climbing and abseiling, camping in the rain. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The 13-year-old company uses abseiling techniques to carry out construction and other services in difficult locations. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The trip sees the pair clinging to the side of a helicopter before abseiling down a cliff face and camping in a cave. The Sun (2014)Most activity centres will have a climbing wall, which also allows abseiling and rope handling to be taught. Times, Sunday Times (2012)I loved aerobics, windsurfing and outdoor sports like abseiling and canoeing. The Sun (2012)FIVE schoolboys rescued a walker and his pet dog from a narrow ledge on a cliff by pulling them up on abseiling ropes. The Sun (2008)Activities include abseiling, climbing, cycling and canoeing. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Frankly, it's so steep that an abseiling rope would be a more suitable means of descent. Times, Sunday Times (2009)
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