Definitions

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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of abseil.

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Examples

  • Mustafa Quraishi/Associated Press A paratrooper abseiled from a helicopter as part of a drill on Indian Army Day, Sunday.

    Indian Army Day

  • As I abseiled down, I passed beside a shadowy cavern that few would ever get to see.

    Between a Rock and a Waterfall

  • One of the encomia recalled how he had, in his 80s, abseiled down his local church spire, even pausing to wave to the photographers.

    Simon Hoggart's week: Keeping ahead of the rhinos

  • Not wasting a moment, their advance party—Wolf, Mao, and five Chinese paratroopers—abseiled down the face of the now-exposed cliff, until they eventually landed on wet sand, right in front of the massive stone entry doorway.

    THE 5 GREATEST WARRIORS

  • Not wasting a moment, their advance party—Wolf, Mao, and five Chinese paratroopers—abseiled down the face of the now-exposed cliff, until they eventually landed on wet sand, right in front of the massive stone entry doorway.

    THE 5 GREATEST WARRIORS

  • On Sept. 10, 1994, a New South Wales naturalist named David Noble abseiled into one of the more than 500 canyons in Wollemi National Park -- some 60 miles east of the megalopolis of Sydney -- and discovered a stand of prehistoric coniferous Wollemi pines, representing the 110-million-year-old supercontinent of Gondwanaland.

    Dr. Reese Halter: Climate Change and Australia's Living Pinosaur

  • On Sept. 10, 1994, a New South Wales naturalist named David Noble abseiled into one of the more than 500 canyons in Wollemi National Park -- some 60 miles east of the megalopolis of Sydney -- and discovered a stand of prehistoric coniferous Wollemi pines, representing the 110-million-year-old supercontinent of Gondwanaland.

    Dr. Reese Halter: Climate Change and Australia's Living Pinosaur

  • Not wasting a moment, their advance party—Wolf, Mao, and five Chinese paratroopers—abseiled down the face of the now-exposed cliff, until they eventually landed on wet sand, right in front of the massive stone entry doorway.

    THE 5 GREATEST WARRIORS

  • Commando soldiers were aired by helicopters then abseiled into the vessels, opening fire on unarmed civilians at 4: 30 a.m.

    Wael Nawara: Why Should Israel Behave?

  • On Sept. 10, 1994, a New South Wales naturalist named David Noble abseiled into one of the more than 500 canyons in Wollemi National Park -- some 60 miles east of the megalopolis of Sydney -- and discovered a stand of prehistoric coniferous Wollemi pines, representing the 110-million-year-old supercontinent of Gondwanaland.

    Dr. Reese Halter: Climate Change and Australia's Living Pinosaur

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