verb (used without object), rap·pelled, rap·pel·ling.
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Then we were taught how to both rappel and fast-rope from a helicopter.
A beener or D ring was attached to each trainee via a rappel seat that went around his waist and upper thighs.
In time the X Troop was trained to rappel and parachute; to use guns, bayonets and knives; and even to kill with bare hands.
He paraglided, scuba dived, and even tried to rappel down Mt. Rushmore before he was rebuffed by park officials.
Unfortunately Fox and Rappel were beginning to tire; they sank deeper in the snow and no longer neighed joyfully.
The darkness was now such that I thought it prudent to drop my bridle on Rappel's neck.
Ten times a day, or in the dead of night, the drum would beat le rappel or la générale.The Martian|George Du Maurier
Since six o'clock in the morning D'Aurelles had had the rappel beaten in the central quarters, but in vain.
The rappel had been beaten all night in the Batignolles, and had called out the sedentary guards and the youths.