a rope fastened, usually at an angle, to a hoisting or towing line, to guide the object being moved.
Aeronautics. a long rope hung downward from a balloon and trailing along the ground, used to regulate the altitude of the balloon and to act as a brake.
a stay or rope attached to another rope that is lifting a load, either to steady the load or guide the rope
another name for dragrope (sense 2)
- Guide vanes
plural noun 1. fixed aerofoils that direct air, gas, or water into the moving blades of a turbine or into or around bends in ducts with minimum loss of energy
[gahyd-wey] /ˈgaɪdˌweɪ/ noun 1. a structure, usually made of concrete, that is used to support and guide trains or individual vehicles that ride over it.
noun 1. (def 2).
[gahyd] /gaɪd/ verb (used with object), guided, guiding. 1. to assist (a person) to travel through, or reach a destination in, an unfamiliar area, as by accompanying or giving directions to the person: He guided us through the forest. 2. to accompany (a sightseer) to show points of interest and to explain their meaning or […]