abaca rope


abaca rope
манильский трос

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  • Abacá — Abacas redirects here, for the mathematical implement, see abacus Abacá Musa textilis Scientific classification Kingdom …   Wikipedia

  • abaca — /ab euh kah , ah beuh /, n. 1. a Philippine plant, Musa textilis. 2. the fiber of this plant, used in making rope, fabrics, etc. [1810 20; < Sp < Tagalog abaká] * * * ▪ plant       plant of the family Musaceae, and its fibre, which is second in… …   Universalium

  • abaca — Manila hemp Manila hemp n. 1. A fibrous material obtained from the abaca plant ({Musa textilis}), a plant allied to the banana, growing in the Philippine and other East India islands; called also by the native name {abaca}. From it matting,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • abaca — Manila hemp Manila hemp n. 1. A fibrous material obtained from the abaca plant ({Musa textilis}), a plant allied to the banana, growing in the Philippine and other East India islands; called also by the native name {abaca}. From it matting,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • abaca — /ˈæbəkə/ (say abuhkuh), /æbəˈka/ (say abuh kah) noun the fibre of the abaca tree, used in making rope, paper and fabric (jusi); Manila hemp. {Spanish, from Tagalog} …   Australian English dictionary

  • abaca — æbÉ™ kɑː n. Philippine plant which yields long fibers that are used to make rope and other items …   English contemporary dictionary

  • abaca — a•ba•ca [[t]ˌæb əˈkɑ, ˌɑ bə [/t]] n. pl. cas 1) pln a Philippine plant, Musa textilis, of the banana family 2) tex Also called Manila hemp its fiber, used for rope, fabrics, etc. • Etymology: 1810–20; < Sp < Tagalog abaká …   From formal English to slang

  • Manila rope — is a type of rope made from manila hemp. Manila hemp is a type of fiber obtained from the leaves of the abacá. It is not actually hemp, but named so because hemp was long a major source of fiber, and other fibers were sometimes named after it.… …   Wikipedia

  • Hemp — This article is about industrial hemp. For its psychoactive variant, see Cannabis (drug). For the biology of the plant, see Cannabis. For other uses, see Hemp (disambiguation). The variety of appearances for cannabis. Only C. sativa (left) is… …   Wikipedia

  • Philippines — /fil euh peenz , fil euh peenz /, n. (used with a pl. v.) an archipelago of 7083 islands in the Pacific, SE of China: formerly (1898 1946) under the guardianship of the U.S.; now an independent republic. 76,103,564; 114,830 sq. mi. (297,410 sq.… …   Universalium

  • Manila hemp — noun 1. a kind of hemp obtained from the abaca plant in the Philippines • Syn: ↑Manilla hemp, ↑abaca • Hypernyms: ↑hemp 2. Philippine banana tree having leafstalks that yield Manila hemp used for rope and paper etc • Syn: ↑abaca, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary