Translation for 'carabiner' from English to Finnish
NOUN   a carabiner | carabiners
SYNO carabiner | karabiner | snap ring
karbiinihaka {noun}
carabiner hook
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Translation for 'carabiner' from English to Finnish

carabiner hook
karbiinihaka {noun}tekno.työkaluturheilu
Usage Examples English
  • A carabiner is a type of shackle used in mountaineering.
  • An alternate V-shaped form of the "death triangle" involves clipping a single loop of webbing or cord to both anchors, then clipping the third carabiner over the loop rather than through it, allowing the latter to slip off the loop if either anchor fails.
  • A guide plate, also known as an auto-blocking belay device, is a metal plate with an elongated slot for the bight to go through and then a carabiner is attached so that when pull from the climber occurs the carabiner will be pulled to lock off the device.
  • Two distinct chains can be connected using a quick link, carabiner, shackle, or clevis.
  • Often harnesses have a metal ring at the back for attaching a rope with a screwgate carabiner.

  • Often referred to as carabiner-style or as mini-carabiners, carabiner keyrings and other light-use clips of similar style and design have also become popular.
  • The Bachmann hitch requires the use of a carabiner.
  • The friction of the rope against the screw on the carabiner can cause the screw to undo and the carabiner to open, potentially weakening the strength of the carabiner, or allowing the rope to escape the carabiner completely.
  • Models range from two tools (knife blade and carabiner/bottle opener) to four (blade, carabiner/bottle opener, flat, and Phillips screwdrivers).
  • ... 4 m) long and is often made of a light-weight climbing rope with a carabiner on one end to make tying and untying easier.

  • When clipped in, daisy chains should not be shortened by clipping in another pocket to the same carabiner.
  • This lessens the chances of the carabiner getting "nose-hooked" and breaking, or of either carabiner unclipping, during a fall or due to rope drag.
  • Carabiners are the most used rigging piece for all aerial arts, but only two or three styles are safe for aerial use; these are the auto lock gate and screw gate carabiner.
  • Pitons are equipped with an eye hole or a ring to which a carabiner is attached; the carabiner can then be directly or indirectly connected to a climbing rope.
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