Noun(1) lifting device consisting of a horizontal cylinder turned by a crank on which a cable or rope winds
Verb(1) pull or lift up with or as if with a winch
(1) Ropes and pulleys and an electric winch were used for the job.(2) Lucia was going to need a winch to haul me around everyday.(3) The cage was lowered by winch and wire rope to a depth of 5m, just deep enough to escape the surface surge and swell.(4) The anchor winch has a large drum on the back, with its axis along the wreck.(5) We came out through a hatch onto the stern deck, next to the main winch from which ropes and netting seemed to disappear in all directions.(6) Forward of the boilers there is little but scraps of metal, except for the anchor winch , chains and anchors.(7) an attempt to winch survivors of the wreck into a helicopter(8) To haul one of his traps, Glen uses a gaff to grab its buoy, then wraps the attached rope around a hydraulic winch that brings the trap from its resting place, typically in two to six fathoms of water, to boat-side.(9) I'd say it was an ex-fishing boat because it's got a drum winch on the front.(10) Mark grabs it and attaches it to the winch as Gerry starts the winch motor.(11) The evil ones quickly pulled it tight and then attached a large bag on a winch to the ropes and then pulled the bag over the castle wall.(12) The raised forecastle has all the normal anchor handling gear as well as a huge single winch used for hauling loads out of the fish hold.(13) Driving down hill was the most dangerous, so shoes were fitted to the wheels and a wire rope attached to a winch on the engine was sometimes used to control movement on a steep gradient.(14) Having botched the attempt, and learnt Cleopatra was still alive, he is supposed to have been carried to the mausoleum and winched by the women up through a window to expire after a fine speech in his lover's arms.(15) A yellow banner is being winched into position.(16) The frightened but brave ten-year-old held on before he was winched to safety shortly after 7 pm last Tuesday evening.
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