Definition of Guide rope
1. Noun. A rope used to guide the movement of the load of a crane.
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Literary usage of Guide rope
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1. My Air-ships by Alberto Santos-Dumont (1904)
"CHAPTER XVII MONACO AND THE MARITIME GUIDE-ROPE WHEN I arrived at Monte Carlo, in the latter part of January, 1902, the balloon-house of the Prince of ..."
2. A System of Aeronautics, Comprehending Its Earliest Investigations, and by John Wise (1850)
"Treatise from the " Westminster Review"—Means of propulsion—Electro- magnetism and gun-cotton—guide rope—Various methods of keeping balloons at a certain ..."
3. The Naval Chronicle edited by James Stanier Clarke, Stephen Jones, John Jones (1801)
"... Cleats nailed on the Ship's side to keep the guide rope in its place. i>, A block to keep the rope from the Ship's side. WE took an old cable almost ..."
4. English Hymns: Their Authors and History by Samuel Willoughby Duffield (1886)
"... instead of 22d year—and by this slight slip he has pulled into the little crevasse the other two men who had tied on to his guide-rope. ..."
5. The Conquest of the Air: The Romance of Aerial Navigation by John Alexander (1902)
"... Charles.s Hydrogen Palloon—The First to Ascend —Green's use of Coal-gas and the Guide-rope. THE more we know of invention and human ingenuity the more ..."