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rope in Material & textiles topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishldoce_288_croperope1 /rəʊp $ roʊp/ ●●● S3 W3 noun  1 rope.jpg [countable, uncountable]TIM very strong thick string, made by twisting together many thinner strings They tied a rope around my waist and pulled me up. The man was coiling a length of rope.2 the ropes3 be on the ropes4 be at/near etc the end of your rope5 give somebody some/enough etc rope6 give somebody enough rope to hang themselves7 a rope of pearls jump rope, skipping rope, tightrope, towrope, → money for old rope at money(17)
Examples from the Corpus
ropeShe lowered the basket on a rope.To his left three guards had taken the strain on a rope that ran tight and stretched to the building.The referee patrols the bandaged ropes, dapper in his black bow tie.He asked my permission to use new rope because we were desperately short of traditional rope.They used a piece of rope to tie the clerk up.Right up the sides of them, without a ladder or rope or funny boots.Then he ran up the rope of the alarm bell.Any slip is then immediately transmitted up the rope and braked by those above.We dared leave the leeboards no more than half way down, with ropes and guys rigged to relieve the sideways pressure.