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karabiner

Definitions of karabiner
  1. noun
    an oblong metal ring with a spring clip; used in mountaineering to attach a rope to a piton or to connect two ropes
    synonyms: carabiner, snap ring
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    type of:
    fastener, fastening, fixing, holdfast
    restraint that attaches to something or holds something in place
    hoop, ring
    a rigid circular band of metal or wood or other material used for holding or fastening or hanging or pulling
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