rope yarn


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rope yarn

n
(Textiles) the natural or synthetic fibres out of which rope is made
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Noun1.rope yarn - the strands out of which ropes are made
strand - line consisting of a complex of fibers or filaments that are twisted together to form a thread or a rope or a cable
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As an afterthought, he fastened the blanket with a piece of rope yarn, so that Jerry was as if tied in a sack.
The rope yarn had been parted, and Lerumie's fingers were feeling inside the blanket for him.