Definition of Footrope. Meaning of Footrope. Synonyms of Footrope

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Definition of Footrope

Footrope
Footrope Foot"rope`, n. (Aut.) (a) The rope rigged below a yard, upon which men stand when reefing or furling; -- formerly called a horse. (b) That part of the boltrope to which the lower edge of a sail is sewed.

Meaning of Footrope from wikipedia

- sailing ship is equipped with a footrope for sailors to stand on while setting or stowing the sails. Formerly, the footrope was the rope sewn along the lower...
- ("floatline") and weight on the lower edge ("footrope") of the net mouth. The configuration of the footrope varies based on the expected bottom shape. The...
- consist of a single footrope and nothing more. These are tightropes and slacklines, and require skill to use. More commonly, the footrope is accompanied by...
- multistrand stopper knot, that is similar in appearance (although the footrope knot is really more similar, but it is simply an upside down diamond knot)...
- (Sprit topmast) Dolphin striker Jackstaff Jibboom   Boom Boomkin Pelican striker Gaff Masts Truck Spinnaker pole Spreader Sprit Yard (Gasket, Footrope)...
- is shown in early sculpture and paintings. — The Ashley Book of Knots Footrope "The Free Dictionary: Ratlines". Retrieved 2013-08-29. Ashley, Clifford...
- climb aloft and spread out along the yards. To do this, they stand in footropes suspended beneath the yard and balance themselves between that and the...
- (Sprit topmast) Dolphin striker Jackstaff Jibboom   Boom Boomkin Pelican striker Gaff Masts Truck Spinnaker pole Spreader Sprit Yard (Gasket, Footrope)...
- echo-sounder's hull-mounted transducer. Fixed to the headline of the net, the footrope can usually be seen which gives an indication of the net performance. Any...
- (Sprit topmast) Dolphin striker Jackstaff Jibboom   Boom Boomkin Pelican striker Gaff Masts Truck Spinnaker pole Spreader Sprit Yard (Gasket, Footrope)...
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