HyperDic: wheel_and_axle

English > 1 sense of the expression wheel and axle:
NOUNartifactwheel and axlehoist so arranged that a rope unwinding from a wheel is wound onto a cylindrical drum or shaft coaxial with the wheel
English > wheel and axle: 1 sense > noun 1, artifact
Meaninghoist so arranged that a rope unwinding from a wheel is wound onto a cylindrical drum or shaft coaxial with the wheel.
Broaderhoistlifting device for raising heavy or cumbersome objects
Catalantorn de corró

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