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English noun: pulley-block

1. pulley-block (artifact) a simple machine consisting of a wheel with a groove in which a rope can run to change the direction or point of application of a force applied to the rope

Synonymsblock, pulley, pulley block

Broader (hypernym)machine, simple machine

Narrower (hyponym)bollock, bullock block, fairlead, idle pulley, idle wheel, idler pulley

Part meronymblock and tackle

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