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zipline

or zip line

[ zip-lahyn ]
/ ˈzɪpˌlaɪn /
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noun
a suspended, inclined cable equipped with a pulley and down which a harnessed rider glides for recreation: The most popular rides at the fair are the two ziplines.
verb (used without object)
to ride for recreation along a suspended, inclined cable equipped with a pulley and a harness: We ziplined for more than two hours through the rainforest.
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Origin of zipline

First recorded in 1970–75; zip1 (in the sense “to move with speed”) + line1 (in the sense “length of cord or wire”)
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British Dictionary definitions for zipline

zip line

noun
a cable mechanism used for transportation across a river, gorge, etc
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