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Synonyms for belay
to prevent the occurrence or continuation of a movement, action, or operation
Words related to belay
something to which a mountain climber's rope can be secured
turn a rope round an object or person in order to secure it or him
fasten a boat to a bitt, pin, or cleat
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This primitive yet dramatic act is hip belaying--using one's body to introduce friction to the rope, thereby enabling the belayer
to control the speed and amount that the rope slides through the belay device, which, in this case, is you.
Once you've reached your goal, the belayer
lowers you back to the ground.
For this reason belayers
- who manage the safety rope protecting a climber in case of a fall - stand to one side, not directly below the climbers.
3--4--Color) Ropes drawn through bolts drilled in atop the ``Planet of the Apes'' Wall in Malibu Creek State Park connect climbers to belayers
The safety ropes are set up so the belayers
can handle climbers who are much heavier than they are.