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a rope used to guide the movement of the load of a crane

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In my own garden, a whole hedge buckled and ended up drooping over the lawn, so I've had to knock off the snow and prop it up with guide ropes to pull it back into line.
In my own garden, a whole hedge buckled under the weight of snow and ended up drooping over the lawn, so I have had to knock off the snow and prop it up with guide ropes to pull it back into line.
Plenty of guide ropes were being used to help them get across treacherous, submerged roads.
Small, long-haired children in tie-dye with flowers in their hair walking past laughed as I struggled with guide ropes and pegs.
For years, diving searchers have communicated with their tenders on the surface by tugs on their guide ropes.
1 TARGET: A game warden aims a dart gun at two female rhinos; 2 TRUSSED UP: Guide ropes are attached to one sluggish rhino; 3 HEAVYWEIGHT: Each rhino is lifted by crane into a crate Pictures: CHRISGRIEVE; HOPE: Ros with a rhino; THREAT: Orangutan
There it all was, just as I remembered it- the candy floss, the buckets of popcorn, the enormous guide ropes and the prat-falling clown.
We did some dancing, helped with the guide ropes and rode the elephants.
Guide ropes were left on until I had three completed rings in place and anchored in the troughs.
The 50-metre mast had five of its 12 wire guide ropes cut and in strong winds it toppled across his land.
Through these sheets would be carrying poles, one each side, joined to a cross member, attached to which would be four guide ropes.
Detectives were yesterday investigating claims that guide ropes on the Dreamspace art installation had been loosened.
They claimed its maiden flight as "history in the making" but had to use guide ropes to steer it and never did stop it from pitching into the ground.
The transfer entails the use of guide ropes so it looks very exciting.