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winchnoun [C]

uk   us   /wɪntʃ/ (also windlass)
a machine that lifts heavy objects by turning a chain or rope around a tube-shaped device
winch
verb [T] uk   us  
Two helicopters winched the passengers to safety from the deck of the ship.
Translations of “winch”
in Vietnamese tời…
in Spanish torno…
in Thai เครื่องกว้าน, เครื่องยก…
in Malaysian kapi, takal…
in French treuil…
in German die Winde…
in Chinese (Traditional) 絞車, 捲揚機…
in Indonesian derek…
in Russian лебедка…
in Turkish vinç…
in Chinese (Simplified) 绞车, 卷扬机…
in Polish wyciągarka…
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