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hoist in Daily life topic

hoisthoist2 noun  1 D[countable] a piece of equipment used for lifting heavy objects with ropescrane a boat hoist2 [usually singular]UPLIFT a movement that lifts something up Give me a hoist onto your shoulders.
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hoistWhen possible, lifting should be avoided and appropriate equipment, such as a hoist, used in preference.Tregoning will never operate a hoist again, not in California.High Street banks raised their lending rates by two percent following the Government's initial interest rate hoist.It was the hoist for the backhoe.The hoist turned, and the bell was allowed to 42 slide down to touch the calm surface of the water.