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winch

noun [C]  us   /wɪntʃ/
a machine that lifts heavy objects by turning a chain or rope around a tube-shaped device
winch
verb [T]  us   /wɪntʃ/
He winched the crate off the truck.
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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