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noun as in machine

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This easy lift pulley system allows you to free up garage space and store your bicycles above with a sturdy locking mechanism.

AmazonRather than take on the precarious task of heaving your bike up to a ceiling hook, use this pulley lift that assists in slowly and smoothly raising the bike.

This pulley system lifts the bike high on the wall and frees up floor space.

What these spiders have evolved isn’t a loading-dock pulley with a wheel.

They will guide them carefully through a 10th-floor window to the roof, then use pulleys to hang them on the recently reinforced steel frame on the rooftop.

So we had to have a pulley system where he was lowered on cables.

Bullock died while attempting to fix one of the presses in 1867: After it became stuck, he tried to kick a belt onto a pulley.

But she bought a small pulley as well as the ground connections which Mr. Brill had in stock.

The aeroplane had been hoisted to its elevated position by means of a stout rope passing through a pulley at the top of the pole.

Shattered as were the bows of the wreck, he had succeeded in saving the two cat-heads with their three pulley-blocks.

The gap between the sawed portions permits a pulley to be fastened on the shaft to serve as the main drive.

The motor is lined up on the base, so that its pulley wheel will run a belt on the large wheel of the roller.

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On this page you'll find 5 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to pulley, such as: block, ring, wheel, and sheave.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.