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Meaning of “winch” - Learner’s Dictionary

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 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…
(Definition of winch from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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