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jumar

/ˈdʒuːmə/
noun (mountaineering)
1.
Also called jumar clamp. a clamp with a handle that can move freely up a rope on which it is clipped but locks when downward pressure is applied
verb (intransitive)
2.
to climb (up a fixed rope) using jumars
Word Origin
C20: Swiss name
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