Translation of clove hitch in Spanish:

clove hitch

ballestrinque, n.

noun

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    ballestrinque masculine
    • Knowing that there is a small intermediate ledge before the belay ledge I loosen the clove hitch and attempt to pay out another 10 feet of rope so that I can make it to the next to last ledge.
    • It was what farmers call two half hitches, and sailors, a clove hitch…
    • She formed the two loops, a simple clove hitch, and slid them over the right wrist of the figure kneeling in front of her.
    • Fixing my life line with a figure eight to two opposed locking carabineers I pay out several feet of slack and attach the rope to my harness with a clove hitch and a locking biner.