Definition of manrope in English:


Syllabification: man·rope
Pronunciation: /ˈmanˌrōp


  • A safety rope on a ship’s deck, especially a rope on the side of a ship’s gangway or ladder for support in walking or climbing.
    More example sentences
    • If possible a pilot ladder and gangway net should be placed over the lee side with manropes.
    • The central superstructure, manropes, and steering linkage are based on the drawing.
    • Manropes should be supplied in accordance with requirements.

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