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pulley

noun [C] uk   us   /ˈpʊl.i/
a piece of equipment for moving heavy objects up or down, consisting of a small wheel over which a rope or chain attached to the object can be easily pulled or released slowly: The blocks of stone had to be lifted into position with a system of pulleys.
Translations of “pulley”
in Vietnamese cái ròng rọc…
in Spanish polea…
in Thai รอก…
in Malaysian kapi…
in French poulie…
in German die Rolle…
in Chinese (Traditional) (用於搬運重物的)滑車,滑輪…
in Indonesian kerekan…
in Russian шкив, блок…
in Turkish makara, palanga…
in Chinese (Simplified) (用于搬运重物的)滑车,滑轮…
in Polish blok, wyciąg…
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