Meaning of “rappel” in the English Dictionary

"rappel" in British English

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rappelverb [ I ]

uk /ræpˈel/ us /ræpˈel/ -ll- US UK abseil

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

She rappelled down the rock face.
noun [ C ] uk us UK abseil US

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

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