from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Variant of carabiner.
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- n. Alternative spelling of carabiner.
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- 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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Theo touched the karabiner with his little hands, then he looked up at Hunter with wonder in his eyes.
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.
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.
Her gaze fell to his worn jeans, where a banged-up silver karabiner hung from a belt loop.
If Eliot had locked his karabiner or had a knot to stop the rope from sliding out.
He fed slack out the top of his karabiner so Eliot could rappel while Hunter gave cover.
Snagging the rope that trailed from Eliot, Hunter hooked the free rope into his second locking karabiner so they could leapfrog going down.
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.
The chest holds climbing boots, gloves, the slings, karabiner, clips and harnesses, and so on.
There's a mounting spine on the back for a karabiner, so you can attach the 550t securely to your clothing or backpack.