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towline
American English: /ˈtoʊˌlaɪn/
British English: /ˈtəʊlʌɪn/

noun

  • tow rope
    Example sentences
    • It said the towline would be detached if the person or persons in charge of the vessel requested, providing they would go anywhere in the world expect Australia.
    • The destroyer Express took us in tow, but the towline parted so she came alongside and took the troops and wounded on board and left us a sitting duck.
    • Clipping to the skier's belt with a quick-release coupler for a quick disconnection, most towlines feature a bungee-like shock cord at the skier's end to allow for smooth movement between the dog and skier.

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