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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Variant of carabiner.

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  • n. Alternative spelling of carabiner.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. an oblong metal ring with a spring clip; used in mountaineering to attach a rope to a piton or to connect two ropes

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Examples

  • Theo touched the karabiner with his little hands, then he looked up at Hunter with wonder in his eyes.

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  • He looped a quick knot at the karabiner, not even sure if the battered piece would still hold, then used his knife to free her wrists.

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  • Brace your feet apart and keep them against the wall, he ordered and climbed back up, hand over hand, feeding the rope through his karabiner.

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  • Her gaze fell to his worn jeans, where a banged-up silver karabiner hung from a belt loop.

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  • If Eliot had locked his karabiner or had a knot to stop the rope from sliding out.

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  • He fed slack out the top of his karabiner so Eliot could rappel while Hunter gave cover.

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  • Snagging the rope that trailed from Eliot, Hunter hooked the free rope into his second locking karabiner so they could leapfrog going down.

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  • From inside his shirt he pulled a short length of thicker cable that was probably hooked to a harness and clipped the karabiner on the end to the clasp.

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  • The chest holds climbing boots, gloves, the slings, karabiner, clips and harnesses, and so on.

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  • There's a mounting spine on the back for a karabiner, so you can attach the 550t securely to your clothing or backpack.

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