Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A transportation system or piece of recreation equipment consisting of a cable stretched between points of different elevations, a pulley, and a harness or bar for attaching a rider, who moves by gravity.

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  • noun A pulley suspended on a cable mounted on an incline, designed to enable a user to travel from one point to another by means of gravity.
  • noun A trip on a zipline.
  • verb To travel by zipline.

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Examples

  • It gets off to a great start, with an unstable rock star about to mount a daring stunt on a zipline from a sky box in an auditorium to the stage below while fireworks go off around her and helicopters pretend to strafe the stage.

    The Oxford Murders : Bev Vincent

  • A "zipline" adventure ride spanning the Colorado River is expected to be open for business by Memorial Day, and ground was recently broken for the long-planned No Name Grill.

    Aspen Times - Top Stories

  • A "zipline" adventure ride spanning the Colorado River is expected to be open for business by Memorial Day, and ground was recently broken for the long-planned No Name Grill.

    Aspen Times - Top Stories

  • A "zipline" adventure ride spanning the Colorado River is expected to be open for business by Memorial Day, and ground was recently broken for the long-planned No Name Grill.

    Aspen Times - Top Stories

  • A "zipline" adventure ride spanning the Colorado River is expected to be open for business by Memorial Day, and ground was recently broken for the long-planned No Name Grill.

    Aspen Times - Top Stories

  • A "zipline" adventure ride spanning the Colorado River is expected to be open for business by Memorial Day, and ground was recently broken for the long-planned No Name Grill.

    Aspen Times - Top Stories

  • A "zipline" adventure ride spanning the Colorado River is expected to be open for business by Memorial Day, and ground was recently broken for the long-planned No Name Grill.

    Aspen Times - Top Stories

  • A "zipline" adventure ride spanning the Colorado River is expected to be open for business by Memorial Day, and ground was recently broken for the long-planned No Name Grill.

    Aspen Times - Top Stories

  • A "zipline" adventure ride spanning the Colorado River is expected to be open for business by Memorial Day, and ground was recently broken for the long-planned No Name Grill.

    Aspen Times - Top Stories

  • A "zipline" adventure ride spanning the Colorado River is expected to be open for business by Memorial Day, and ground was recently broken for the long-planned No Name Grill.

    Aspen Times - Top Stories

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