English version

winch in Mechanical topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishwinchwinch1 /wɪntʃ/ noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 TEMa machine with a rope or chain for lifting heavy objects
Examples from the Corpus
winchClayt slipped on insulated gloves and leaned over and grabbed a blue flag and looped its rope to a winch.I am intrigued by the capstan winches fitted to the Range Rovers on the Darien Gap crossing.Hanging from hooks on the wall were sets of wire-pulling devices, complete with chain winch and gripper.The only winches which will fit are either electrically or hydraulically powered.He folded up sideways against the winch, and immediately tried to get up again.This may cause an abnormally slow launch and the winch driver, seeing the other parachute, may cut the power.This is not critical because at this point the winch driver is adjusting the power.The winch man was running out the cable, allowing the barrage balloon to rise.