A pulley or system of pulleys in a frame, with a hook, loop, etc. for attachment
The Siouan language of the Crow.
The whole machine; machine tool
A system or device, such as a computer, that performs or assists in the performance of a human task:
(Informal) A telephone call
An arrangement of pulleys and ropes used to reduce the amount of force needed to move heavy loads. One pulley is attached to the load, and rope or chains connect this pulley to a fixed pulley. Each pulley may have multiple grooves or wheels for the rope to pass over numerous times. Pulling the rope or chain slowly draws the load-bearing pulley toward the fixed one with high mechanical advantage .
a simple machine consisting of a wheel with a groove in which a rope can run to change the direction or point of application of a force applied to the rope
(Informal, with "the") A steering wheel and its implied control of a vehicle.
A long metal bar, usually with a bent, often forked, wedge-shaped end, used as a lever for prying, etc.
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