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English noun: pulley

1. pulley (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 block, 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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