Definitions for "ABSEIL"
This is the act of sliding down a rope that you are harnessed into. Also known as rappelling.
British equivalent of rappel; to descend a stationary rope using a friction device to control the rate of descent Ice Climbing Vernacular Go to Cameron Burns' Ice Climbing Glossary for a peek into the speak of those who can't get enough of the frozen stuff.
Descending by sliding down a rope using belay devices. Also known as rappelling.