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synonyms for pulley

  • block
  • ring
  • wheel
  • sheave
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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.
BEST BIKE STORAGE: WALL MOUNTS, BIKE HOOKS, AND MORE BIKE STORAGE IDEASEMPIREJULY 20, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
This pulley system lifts the bike high on the wall and frees up floor space.
BEST BIKE STORAGE: WALL MOUNTS, BIKE HOOKS, AND MORE BIKE STORAGE IDEASEMPIREJULY 20, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
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.
BEST BIKE STORAGE: WALL MOUNTS, BIKE HOOKS, AND MORE BIKE STORAGE IDEASEMPIREJULY 20, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
What these spiders have evolved isn’t a loading-dock pulley with a wheel.
TINY SPIDER USES SILK TO LIFT PREY 50 TIMES ITS OWN WEIGHTSUSAN MILIUSMARCH 26, 2021SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
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.
DOMINO SUGAR IS REPLACING ITS MASSIVE NEON LANDMARK IN BALTIMORE — AND HOPES NO ONE WILL NOTICE A DIFFERENCECOLIN CAMPBELLFEBRUARY 7, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Over the next four days the climbers removed all 58 United victims using a “Tyrolean traverse” system of ropes and pulleys devised by the Swiss to hoist the bags up the cliff to the waiting helicopters.
THE TRAGIC MID-AIR PLANE CRASH THAT CHANGED THE AMERICAN AVIATION INDUSTRY FOREVEREILEEN BJORKMANSEPTEMBER 1, 2020TIME
But she bought a small pulley as well as the ground connections which Mr. Brill had in stock.
THE CAMPFIRE GIRLS OF ROSELAWNMARGARET PENROSE
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.
MOTOR MATT'S "CENTURY" RUNSTANLEY R. MATTHEWS
Shattered as were the bows of the wreck, he had succeeded in saving the two cat-heads with their three pulley-blocks.
TOILERS OF THE SEAVICTOR HUGO
The gap between the sawed portions permits a pulley to be fastened on the shaft to serve as the main drive.
THE BOY MECHANIC, BOOK 2VARIOUS
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WORDS RELATED TO PULLEY

  • caster
  • circuit
  • circulation
  • circumvolution
  • cycle
  • disk
  • drum
  • gyration
  • gyre
  • hoop
  • pivot
  • pulley
  • ratchet
  • ring
  • roll
  • roller
  • rotation
  • round
  • spin
  • trolley
  • turn
  • twirl
  • whirl
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