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karabiner

Saltos de línea: kara|bi¦ner
Pronunciación: /ˌkarəˈbiːnə
 
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(also carabiner)

Definición de karabiner en inglés:

sustantivo

A coupling link with a safety closure, used by rock climbers.
Example sentences
  • The Rock Climbing Section minimized rope burn while rappelling (then called ‘roping down’) by feeding the rope through a carabiner, a metal link attached to their gear.
  • The latter use may score the karabiner, leading to deterioration of any rope, running through it.
  • Make sure you buy a good pear-shaped locking carabiner (either screw-gate or locking-gate type).

Origen

1930s: shortened from German Karabiner-haken 'spring hook'.

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