HyperDic: snatch_block

English > 1 sense of the expression snatch block:
NOUNartifactsnatch blocka pulley-block that can be opened to receive the bight of a rope
English > snatch block: 1 sense > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA pulley-block that can be opened to receive the bight of a rope.
BroaderfairleadA pulley-block used to guide a rope forming part of a ship's rigging to avoid chafing

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