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tow rope
American English: /toʊ roʊp/

Translation of tow rope in Spanish:

noun

  • (Nautical)
    (Cars)
    cuerda (feminine) or cable (masculine) de remolque
    Example sentences
    • It was not unusual to see a ‘chain’ of thoroughbred horse (from one to twenty) hitched one behind the other to a long tow rope while the leading horse always carried a rider, coming and going from the racecourse.
    • When a colleague approached the car with a tow rope Mrs Percy drove to the side of the road allowing the other person access.
    • The Stromness lifeboat stood by while a tow rope was attached by the Banff-registered fishing boat Enterprise. The boats arrived at Scrabster harbour early on Tuesday.

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