rappel

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowing from French rappeler (to pull through (a rope)).

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Noun[edit]

rappel (plural rappels)

  1. Descending by means of a rope, abseiling.

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rappel (third-person singular simple present rappels, present participle rappelling or rappeling, simple past and past participle rappelled or rappeled)

  1. (obsolete) to call back a hawk
  2. to abseil
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Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowing from French. Compare repeal.

Noun[edit]

rappel (plural rappels)

  1. (military) A drumbeat pattern for calling soldiers to gather.

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French[edit]

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Noun[edit]

rappel m (plural rappels)

  1. reminder
  2. encore (at the end of a performance); curtain call
  3. (on a speed limit sign) continuance of an existing speed limit
  4. abseil

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Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

rappel m (plural rappéis)

  1. Alternative spelling of rapel.