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winch

noun [C]
 
 
/wɪntʃ/
a machine with a thick chain, used for lifting heavy thingsMachinery and machinesHousehold equipment and domestic chores
winch verb [T] to lift someone or something with a winch: The injured climber was winched to safety by a helicopter.Raising and lowering
Translations of “winch”
in Spanish torno…
in French treuil…
in German die Winde…
in Chinese (Traditional) 絞車, 捲揚機…
in Russian лебедка…
in Turkish vinç…
in Chinese (Simplified) 绞车, 卷扬机…
in Polish wyciągarka…
(Definition of winch from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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