guy rope

guy rope
`guy ,rope noun count
a rope or wire that keeps a tent fixed in position on the ground

Usage of the words and phrases in modern English. 2013.

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  • guy rope — guy ropes N COUNT A guy rope is a rope or wire that has one end fastened to a tent or pole and the other end fixed to the ground, so that it keeps the tent or pole in position. Syn: guy …   English dictionary

  • guy-rope — guyˈ rope noun • • • Main Entry: ↑guy …   Useful english dictionary

  • guy rope — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms guy rope : singular guy rope plural guy ropes a rope or wire that keeps a tent fixed in position on the ground …   English dictionary

  • guy rope — noun a cable, wire, or rope that is used to brace something (especially a tent) • Syn: ↑guy, ↑guy cable, ↑guy wire • Derivationally related forms: ↑guy (for: ↑guy) • Hyperny …   Useful english dictionary

  • guy rope — /ˈgaɪ roʊp/ (say guy rohp) noun a rope or cable used as a guy, especially to brace something, as a tent. {guy3 + rope1} …  

  • guy rope — noun A rope or cable used to steady either a tall structure, or a thing being hoisted or lowered …   Wiktionary

  • guy — W3S1 [gaı] n [Sense: 1 2, 4 5; Date: 1800 1900; Origin: Guy Fawkes (1570 1606), who tried to blow up the English parliament.] [Sense: 3; Date: 1300 1400; Origin: Probably from Dutch gei type of rope ] 1.) informal a man = ↑ …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Guy — or Guys may refer to: * Man, in slang * Guys , a group of two or more people, originally used to refer to groups of males, now commonly used to refer to any groups, although the singular guy might not be used to refer to an individual female. *… …   Wikipedia

  • Guy-wire — A guy wire or guy rope is a tensioned cable designed to add stability to structures (frequently ship masts, radio masts, wind turbines, utility poles, and tents). One end of the cable is attached to the structure, and the other is anchored to the …   Wikipedia

  • rope — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ strong ▪ guy (esp. BrE), mooring (esp. BrE), tow ▪ I tripped over the guy rope of the tent in the dark. ▪ jump (AmE) …   Collocations dictionary

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