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Definition 1: a simple machine consisting of a wheel with a groove in which a rope can run to change the direction or point of application of a force applied to the rope - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for pulley-block in the sense of this definition

(pulley-block is a kind of ...) a device for overcoming resistance at one point by applying force at some other point

(... is a kind of pulley-block ) a pulley-block at the head of a topmast

(... is a kind of pulley-block ) a pulley-block used to guide a rope forming part of a ship's rigging to avoid chafing

(... is a kind of pulley-block ) a pulley on a shaft that presses against a guide belt to guide or tighten it

(... is part of pulley-block) pulley blocks with associated rope or cable

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