the sport of descending high buildings, attached to ropes and a pulley
- Rapoport test
Rapoport test Rap·o·port test (rāp’ə-pôrt’) n. A test used to evaluate suspected renovascular hypertension.
[rap; German rahp] /ræp; German rɑp/ noun 1. George, 1757–1847, U.S. religious preacher, born in Germany: leader of the Harmonists.
[rap-uh-han-uh k] /ˌræp əˈhæn ək/ noun 1. a river flowing SE from N Virginia into the Chesapeake Bay: Civil War battle 1863. 185 miles (300 km) long.
[rap-uh-ree] /ˌræp əˈri/ noun 1. an armed Irish freebooter or plunderer, especially of the 17th century. 2. any freebooter or robber. /ˌræpəˈriː/ noun 1. an Irish irregular soldier of the late 17th century 2. (obsolete) any plunderer or robber n. “Irish freebooter,” 1680s, originally “pikeman,” from Irish rapairidhe, plural of rapaire “half-pike.” Kind of soldier […]