Running Part

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“Running-part. Naut., that part of a rope which is hauled upon is called the hauling-part (b), the part between the blocks is the running-part (a), and the part which is made fast is referred to as the standing-part (c).” -Whitney, 1911




William Dwight Whitney The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language (New York, NY: The Century Co., 1911)


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