see also: Pulley
Pronunciation Noun

pulley (plural pulleys)

  1. (engineering, countable) One of the simple machines; a sheave, a wheel with a grooved rim, in which a pulled rope or chain lifts an object (more useful when two or more pulleys are used together, as in a block and tackle arrangement, such that a small force moving through a greater distance can exert a larger force through a smaller distance).
Translations Verb

pulley (pulleys, present participle pulleying; past and past participle pulleyed)

  1. (transitive) To raise or lift by means of a pulley.

Proper noun
  1. Surname

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