Meaning of “abseil” in the English Dictionary

"abseil" in British English

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abseilverb [ I ]

uk /ˈæb.seɪl/ us /ˈæb.seɪl/ UK US rappel

to go down a very steep slope by holding on to a rope that is fastened to the top of the slope:

She abseiled down the rock face.
noun [ C ] uk us UK US rappel

(Definition of “abseil” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)