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Synonyms for towline

(nautical) a rope used in towing

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Affordable and easy to use, existing pallet truck fleets can be easily retrofitted to interface with the towline system.
The towed method was operated by two individuals, the first monitored the live view feed and the second adjusted the length of the towline to keep the array at the preferred height above the bottom.
With the hook still attached, the moose dragged the team and the sled until their towline caught on a tall aspen, and the prongs dislodged.
It has now been told to make improvements by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE), which reported: "The towline .
The net was towed along the surface on the starboard side using a spinnaker pole to position the towline outside the wake of the vessel.
He said his hand got caught in a loop in the towline and he couldn't pull it out before the line tightened.
The Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) said the tug had connected a towline to the Integrity and they were travelling slowly away from the Outer Reef and awaiting the arrival of the larger tugs.
To assist with the setting up of the towline, we then transferred one of our volunteers from the lifeboat to the cruiser.
Llandudno RNLI spokesman Alan Sharp said: "The lifeboat crew quickly rigged a towline, and the yacht was taken to Conwy, where she was safely berthed in the marina.
On arrival, crew member Peter Gunn leapt into the water to attach a towline so the cruiser could be towed to a slipway near the Riverside Stadium.
There are four main types of overhead conveyor commonly used in surface finishing: power chain conveyors (monorails); power and free; manual conveyors or a towline system.
It is a space in which, "in order not to exile ourselves" despite our displacements, we hold onto the towline that affirms that "we are not sailing alone" (p.
Due to the spacecraft's gravitational attraction on the asteroid, the spacecraft effectively tows the asteroid along with it by using gravity as the towline.
Spirax Sarco has leaned on the lean manufacturing skills of Cardiff University and the example of the automotive industry to come up with a towline for engineered systems that relies on a continuously refreshed kanban replenishment system and standardised components and pipework.