Rapel

English translation: Rappel

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06:52 Aug 7, 2001
Portuguese to English translations [PRO]
Portuguese term or phrase: Rapel
Rapel no Arco do André
Auristela Marina Genaro
Local time: 12:28
English translation:Rappel
Explanation:
rap·pel (r-pl)
n.
A descent of a vertical surface, as a cliff or wall, by sliding down a belayed rope that is passed under one thigh and over the opposite shoulder or through a device that provides friction, typically while facing the surface and performing a series of short backward leaps to control the descent.
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Silvio Picinini
United States
Local time: 08:28
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naRappel
Vivian
naCliff descent
DrSantos
naRappel
Silvio Picinini


  

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59 mins
Rappel


Explanation:
rap·pel (r-pl)
n.
A descent of a vertical surface, as a cliff or wall, by sliding down a belayed rope that is passed under one thigh and over the opposite shoulder or through a device that provides friction, typically while facing the surface and performing a series of short backward leaps to control the descent.


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Silvio Picinini
United States
Local time: 08:28
Native speaker of: Portuguese
PRO pts in pair: 113
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1 hr
Cliff descent


Explanation:
A expressão está um pouco ambígua. Rapel não consta do dicionário português. "Rappel" em inglês é um instrumento como o Sílvio demonstrou.
Estamos falando de um aparelho ou da descida (caída, ela mesma)?



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DrSantos
Local time: 16:28
Native speaker of: Native in PortuguesePortuguese
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4 hrs
Rappel


Explanation:
It's a sport practice

Vivian : )

Vivian
United States
Local time: 11:28
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