carabiner

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Shortened from German Karabinerhaken.

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  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˌkæ.ɹəˈbiː.nə/
  • (Canada) IPA(key): /ˈkɛ.ɹəˌbi.nɚ/
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carabiner (plural carabiners)

 
A carabiner used in climbing.
 
Carabiner karabiner
 
Carabiner
  1. A metal link with a gate that can open and close, generally used for clipping ropes to anchors or other objects.

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