karabiner


karabiner

noun

  1. a D-shaped ring with a spring catch on one side, used for fastening ropes in mountaineering.

noun

  1. mountaineering a metal clip with a spring for attaching to a piton, belay, etcAlso called: snaplink, krab

noun

  1. a variant spelling of karabiner
n.

coupling device, 1932, shortened from German karabiner-haken “spring hook.”

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